Ferguson Transport and Shipping has furloughed 26 drivers and 14 staff following the launch of the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme portal this week, after being reassured payments for furloughed workers will arrive in the company’s bank account within six days of a claim being submitted online. However, MD Alasdair Ferguson is calling for the government’s furlough scheme to be more flexible so that hauliers are able to call on furloughed staff intermittently to meet fluctuating demand from customers. Under […]
Menzies Distribution has expanded into delivering food products to over 500 One Stop stores to help the retailer cope with a surge in demand during the Covid-19 lockdown.
Distribution specialist Archbold Logistics said it had largely mitigated the effects of Covid-19, due to the varying nature of the products it transports for its customers.
Hoyer Group has hailed its “highest turnover in its history” but conceeded challenges remain for its UK division.