Fleet operators are calling for the industry to pull together to help their businesses survive through the COVID-19 crisis, according to a new report. More than 50 UK commercial fleet companies shared their immediate and longer-term concerns in an independent survey, commissioned by Fleet Source (March 2020). Nearly three-quarters said they feared they may lose their business while there was also a strong feeling that larger companies could be doing more to help smaller contract or franchised hauliers. “We wanted […]
FTA policy director Elizabeth de Jong has told motortransport.co.uk that the government needs more proof that some hauliers are close to collapse before it can offer sector-specific support.
Knowles Transport turned in a strong performance last year, with significant increases in revenue and profits – and its MD said he remains cautiously optimistic about the future.
Felixstowe port has warned that the high container volumes it is currently dealing with could last into the new year, but that it remained “fully operational”.