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 […]
FTA MD of membership and policy James Hookham has said he is not surprised third party logistics companies (3PLs) have proved unwilling to discuss their role in the application of penalty charges for non-compliant deliveries at retailers’ distribution centres, and advised hauliers unhappy about having to pay the fines to stop taking on contracts that involve them.
Activity in the UK’s haulage sector is back to 84% of pre-Covid-19 levels but is still lagging behind its EU peers, according to research by Geotab and Webfleet Solutions.
Close Brothers Motor Finance is helping dealers sell to customers online during the Covid-19 pandemic.