The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak could see suppliers going direct to hauliers for warehousing and scrapping their own to cut costs, according to an East Midlands operator. Bob Farrell, MD of Nottinghamshire-based Farrell Transport, said the strategy was already being used by many of his customers and may become “the new norm” as the supply chain evolves in the wake of the pandemic. “We’ve basically cut out the middle man,” Farrell told motortransport.co.uk. “We’ve seen our customers close the […]
Yodel has reversed its decision to sack licensed security staff at its Hatfield depot and allegedly try to replace them with lower paid non-Security Industry Authority (SIA) licenced personnel.
FORS is reducing its annual subscription fee for members from next month in a move aimed at helping hauliers during the pandemic.
XPO Logistics has admitted it is solving challenges it never thought it would face as it adapts to the COVID-19 crisis, safeguards its workforce and continues to deliver critical supplies.