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 […]
An overwhelming majority of grocery and home appliance firms intend to re-evaluate their supply chain strategies in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, including adopting automation, robotics and AI technologies, according to a survey.
A recognition agreement between XPO Logistics and the Unite union has been hailed as “a landmark deal” after becoming the first to be signed in one of the newly designated freeport zones.
Administrators handling the affairs of failed container specialist JWT Commercial said it chose not to furlough the 80 staff because it ran the risk of abusing the coronavirus payment scheme.