A senior figure at one of the UK’s biggest logistics operations has admitted the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic could see businesses face “an Armageddon of liquidations” and a future based on “the survival of the fittest”. The source predicted many transport and warehousing companies with the right strategy would survive the crisis but that it would be “the last nail in the coffin for high street retail”. “We fully expect that some of our fashion customers will never open […]
6) Andrew Jones MP Title: Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Department for Transport If you knew Andrew Jones before he became freight minister you were either well plugged in to the world of politics in North Yorkshire, or were familiar with him from his days working at Bettys and Taylors of Harrogate.
As the world slowly starts to return to become more familiar, with the non-essential shops opening, us being able to socialise a bit more and seeing our families and the dream of having a pie and a pint almost within grasp, it seems like a good opportunity to look both back and forward.
HGV drivers working longer hours under new COVID-19 rules should be supplied with government-subsidised fatigue monitors to avert a rise in road accidents.