Claims by the GMB union that an Asos warehouse had become “a cradle of disease” after warehouse workers contracted Covid-19 have been firmly rebutted by the retailer, as well as by its recognised trade union. Asos said there was no evidence to suggest nine confirmed coronavirus cases at its Barnsley warehouse were contracted at its site and that the percentage of its team affected was significantly lower than the national average. A spokesman said Asos and XPO Logistics, which manages […]
Castledene Transport in Kent has teamed up with fellow hauliers Lenham Storage and Alan Firmin to donate 1,000 face visors to a local hospital after discovering the vital PPE was sitting on a floor in Gillingham.
Analytics company GlobalData has confirmed that the Covid-19 pandemic has begun forcing transport and logistics companies to accelerate the adoption of digital technologies.
“We’ll help you save time and avoid big fines” – Sarah Llewelyn, head of Shell Fleet Solutions UK, on why its new tolling solution is vital to hauliers
For fleets transporting goods between the UK and Europe, this year has presented further challenges for drivers. Additional border checks have caused increased traffic, and in April, trucks in Europe saw their waiting times at border crossings increase by 28%, compared to pre-crisis levels.