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 […]
The current limited drivers’ hours relaxation has been extended until 31 May “in response to unprecedented pressures on local and national supply chains”.
Edge Transport hopes to relocate from Wrexham to bigger premises in Deeside in response to customer demand and an increase in its Palletline business.
Nigel Rice Transport has won a nationwide distribution contract with DIY product manufacturer Bartoline.