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 […]
Kuehne+Nagel said it experienced a “significant increase” in shipments within its road logistics division in the third quarter and demand for domestic transport in European countries reached pre-crisis levels.
UK commercial vehicle manufacturing picked up in June, but the growth failed to offset the impact of Covid-19 as overall half-year output plummeted by almost a quarter, new figures show.
The “massive challenge” of distributing millions of Covid-19 vaccines in the UK, as well as across the world, will largely rely on courier firms such as UPS, DHL and FedEx, according to logistics experts.