Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) will ensure furloughed staff receive 100% of their wages by topping up payments for anyone earning under £20,000. The agreement, secured after negotiations with the company’s union Unite, will also see employees paid 90% of their wages if they earn under £30,000. Under the government’s job retention scheme, workers receive 80% of their wages, up to a maximum of £2,500 per month during the COVID-19 lockdown. But K+N will boost these payments further using a sliding […]
Japanese-owned Yusen Logistics UK saw pre-tax profits leap in its latest financial year helped by a new healthcare deal and rising demand for warehousing as healthcare clients stockpiled ahead of Brexit.
Palletforce has set up a ‘Brexit Taskforce’, which aims to give members advice and assistance to ensure they are prepared and ready for the country’s departure from the EU.
Nearly 11% of logistics businesses are still reporting severe or extreme disruption to their overall freight volumes in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.