A 20% increase in storage demand has prompted Meachers Global Logistics to lease a new warehouse in Southampton. The transport company said the COVID-19 pandemic had sent demand for space soaring as supply chains slowed down. The new premises at Solent Gateway in Marchwood will help Meachers meet the needs of its customers while the coronavirus takes hold. Gary Whittle, commercial director at Meachers, said: “The coronavirus outbreak has forced many supply chains to back up as companies with surplus […]
Boroughbridge, Yorkshire food distribution firm Reed Boardall has been granted planning approval for a 110,000ft² extension to one of its cold stores.
More than a third of transport and logistics businesses have increased their customer communications in response to the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.
XPO has added a “points of interest” function to its mobile app for truck drivers in France and Spain struggling to find truck stops and rest areas still open in the coronavirus pandemic.