Transport for London has been accused of opportunism after mayor Sadiq Khan announced that it would reintroduce all road charging schemes from Monday (18 May). The FTA said the decision threatened the green shoots of recovery across the Capital’s economy and jeopardized many logistics firms as they attempted to claw their way out of the crisis. Khan said he wanted to transform London into “one of the largest car-free zones” in the world and some of its streets would be […]
Skills shortages is a constant theme for the logistics sector that was tackled on day two of the virtual Commercial Motor Show.
A senior figure at one of the UK’s biggest logistics operations has admitted the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic could see businesses face “an Armageddon of liquidations” and a future based on “the survival of the fittest”.
Small and medium sized hauliers hit by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for a government-guaranteed loan of up to £50,000 from next week.