More than four in 10 companies surveyed in the transport industry said it would take longer than a year to return to pre-COVID-19 levels of work. The poll of more than 200 companies found that 43% believe it will take longer than 12 months to return to normality, while a further 31% reckoned it would take between nine months and a year. The survey, by transport solicitors Backhouse Jones, followed an announcement by the government that it would release a […]
Just one year after being bought by Cathay Investments, Cardiff haulier Rhys Davies has gone under after accruing “unsustainable losses” during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The DVSA has admitted it now has “a number of outstanding applications” for individual vehicle approvals (IVAs) as well as appointment delays, as the enforcement agency battles to support priority testing during the pandemic.
Drivers at Ferguson Transport and Shipping are calling on the company to furlough them as they struggle to survive on short-term working rates of £25 a day introduced at the firm as a result of falling workloads brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.