The Covid-19 pandemic will speed the evolution of the transport and logistics sector and transform how some businesses operate, according to new research. The crisis has already seen a number of changes that have affected warehousing and distribution operations, including changes in the way that many people have bought goods, with raised demand for online shopping. As this includes supermarket shopping, it has led to greater pressure on controlled temperature home delivery operations and a degree of uncertainty for supermarkets […]
An explosion in demand for home food deliveries has led to a new partnership between Yodel and retailer Boroughbox.
Hauliers are warning that large retailers could cut back on shipping to Ireland if checks created by Brexit cause delays.
The RHA is to make an emergency submission to the government this week demanding that it steps in and sorts out the industry’s driver shortage, before it undermines the fragile economic recovery.