Palletline member Miniclipper Logistics has admitted volumes have not been hit as badly as expected by the COVID-19 pandemic but that companies without a warehousing side might struggle to survive. “We can handle it,” MD Peter Masters told motortransport.co.uk. “It’s going to take a bit of a nose dive but we were expecting slightly worse than it is. “In the pallet sector we were expecting it to be 40% down but now we’re talking 29%. It’s looking a bit better […]
The government has given supermarkets the go-ahead to ramp up night-time deliveries and is looking at extending delivery drivers’ hours to ensure stores remain stocked during the coronavirus outbreak.
TNT UK’s pre-tax loss ballooned to £22.1m last year ahead of its acquisition by FedEx Corporation in May 2016.
A piecemeal, stop-go approach to funding for road maintenance has made it difficult for highways authorities to deliver maintenance cost-effectively over recent decades, the Public Accounts Committee has said.