Furlough rules are needlessly preventing thousands of HGV drivers from delivering personal protective equipment (PPE) to millions of nurses and doctors, according to the RHA. The association was responding to claims made by health secretary Matt Hancock that a “mammoth logistical exercise” was to blame for delays in getting PPE to frontline staff. Speaking on BBC 1’s Question Time, Hancock said: “We do have the supplies, we have a massive supply in an enormous warehouse in the north west. “The […]
Covid-19 and Brexit has cut a swathe through the transportation and warehousing sector with just 75% of companies back up and running compared to June last year and 9.6% permanently closed.
Asset Alliance Group will provide Manchester-based Bunzl Retail Supplies with 23 DAF XF 6×2 tractor units.
Major supermarket home delivery fleets are still struggling to meet demand despite the government’s desire for most of the population to order groceries online.