Gloucestershire haulier Cullimore Group has seen the vast majority of its work dry up since the Covid-19 lockdown began on March 23, but MD Moreton Cullimore remains optimistic that things can only get better. Recalling going to his Whitminster HQ the day after lockdown Cullimore said: “It was weird seeing 95% of the fleet parked up. It was like being there on a Sunday morning. It was very surreal to begin with.” Cullimore, who is also a director of the […]
The coronavirus is not my first pandemic. Back in 2009 when I was working in depot operations, I remember being briefed on a potentially dangerous virus called swine flu that was prevalent across the globe.
To measure the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on the transport and distribution industry, MT has put together a panel of operators across the UK to give regular feedback on their volume of work and vehicles laid up. We will check in regularly with the panel as the lockdown eases to assess how the industry is fighting back as the UK economy recovers from the expected recession.
Rules surrounding Driver CPC training have been relaxed during the COVID-19 pandemic for drivers struggling to complete the training.