Fowler Welch is preparing for a 20% absence rate this winter in the expectation that the cold weather will push up Covid-19 infection rates once again. The Lincolnshire-based chilled and ambient foods logistics company said it is using lessons learnt from the first wave of the virus to prepare for a second wave which the winter months are expected to bring. Chief executive Nick Hay said: “We are planning for a 20% absence rate in any one site through the […]
The Unite union has accused DFDS of using Covid-19 as an excuse to make dozens of redundancies in its Immingham workforce and reduce overtime rates, potentially affecting freight routes.
Fowler Welch has increased its work with Worldwide Fruit, boosting its annual volume with the retailer by around 50%.
FORS Gold member and tipper haulier P J Brown (Construction) has gone into administration.