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 […]
Profit fell at Kuehne + Nagel’s road and rail logistics division in the first half of 2013, compared to the same period in 2012, although it predicted a stronger second half-year performance.
The government has given supermarkets the go-ahead to ramp up night-time deliveries and is looking at extending delivery drivers’ hours to ensure stores remain stocked during the coronavirus outbreak.
DP World, which owns P&O Ferries, is “ready to go and awaiting the opportunity” to help the rapid roll out of Covid-19 vaccines across the UK for free.