Andrew Baxter (pictured), MD of Europa Worldwide Group, has revealed the pressures transport and logistics companies are facing in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Reports last week claimed staff at a Scunthorpe DHL depot were struggling to comply with new government social distancing rules and putting workers at risk – a situation Baxter agreed was difficult for companies to manage. “The issue for all companies which remain open is to ensure the business and all staff within it are […]
Hauliers have demanded the government explains how its system for paying employees 80% of their salaries is going to work following concerns that it isn’t flexible enough to deal with their industry.
EV Cargo company Jigsaw is calling on UK hauliers with current capacity to help deal with the company’s increased national food and beverage volumes.
“The whole nation will owe haulage and logistics workers a huge debt of gratitude,” according to Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Roads and Transport Security, Baroness Vere of Norbiton.