Subcontractors have slammed Fowler Welch’s plans to review rates in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. The company, which specialises in the delivery of ambient and temperature controlled products to major supermarkets, has told its subcontractors it is reviewing rates in response to falling fuel prices. In a letter sent to its subcontractors last week the company states: “We are currently looking at carrying out a rate review to reflect the drop in the price of fuel. “The saving year […]
Maintaining social distance for truck drivers may be relatively easy to manage, but it’s more of a challenge for warehouse workers, as recent cases have proved…
FairFuelUK is calling on operators to lobby their MPs to attend a parliamentary inquiry that will look at alternative ways of reducing emissions without the need for ultra-low emission zones (ULEZ) and fuel taxes.
FMCG specialist Fowler Welch has ordered 130 MAN TGXs, in a deal that will see around one-third of its three year-old Volvo fleet replaced. Included in the predominantly Euro-5 order are five Euro-6 tractors with the same specification. These will be run as part of a wider trial to assess comparative performance and cost-efficiencies. Fowler Welch fleet manager Paul Allera says: “Ambient product producers are also looking for those same high levels of expertise and logistics efficiency we bring to […]