Cambridgeshire haulier Welch’s Transport has admitted its figures for April will be “a disaster” as it struggles with only 60-70% of normal volumes. However, MD Jim Welch told motortransport.co.uk that some of his customers have begun to reopen their businesses and are expecting the government to ease the current lockdown after the first May bank holiday. “Customers are starting to position themselves accordingly,” he said. “They might be premature expecting things the following week but certainly that’s what some of […]
Hermes has acquired two new depots in the north of England to meet rising demand driven by a surge in online shopping during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Almost 80 stowaways were discovered inside two lorries in separate incidents last week, just days after scores were found hiding in four lorries in Harwich.
New research suggests operators’ expectations of growth this year could be hamstrung by a lack of innovation within the road transport sector.