A haulage boss whose staff deliver to DHL’s Nisa depot in Scunthorpe said its drivers were being put at risk by the absence of social distancing taking place at the site. The haulier, who asked to remain anonymous, said it was “totally unacceptable” that up to eight drivers were stood in the entrance to the retailer’s Lincolnshire depot with “no segregation” taking place. A photo (above) taken by a driver on Tuesday 24 March appears to show at least six […]
Unfortunately but inevitably because of the ongoing COVID-19 situation the Motor Transport Awards 2020 will be postponed from the 1 July 2020 to the 27 August 2020. We are very grateful to have been able to make this decision with the full support and understanding of Grosvenor House and our sponsor partners. Thank you to all of you who have already booked to attend the awards, we will be keeping you up to date with our editorial coverage and content, […]
Given the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting likelihood of recession, we are likely to find that the LGV driver shortage becomes more of a challenge than ever before.
Deutsche Post DHL has been hit with a tax bill for more than half a billion euros, after a ruling by German financial authorities. DHL will need to make an additional €516m VAT payment after a review of how it handled tax relating to postal services. The period investigated ran from 1998 until July 2010, when the law governing VAT and postal services was revised. In a statement DHL says: “A large part of the additional payment amount relates to […]