Barnsley-based Tapfreight has eradicated the need for hard copy delivery notes and protected staff in the Covid-19 crisis with a paperless solution that also provides significant efficiency gains. The chemicals and pharmaceuticals operator said it had to act quickly when the pandemic struck in order to ensure its drivers reduced their contact with receivers of the goods. Its transport management provider Mandata proposed a software solution which automatically transposes the name of the receiver and signature onto its electronic POD. […]
Hauliers have demanded the government explains how its system for paying employees 80% of their salaries is going to work following concerns that it isn’t flexible enough to deal with their industry.
Family firm Bowring Transport has seen business return to pre-Covid levels after an annus horribilis which saw the sudden loss of the firm’s much loved MD David Bowring from pancreatic cancer in January 2020, closely followed by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown.
Merseyside container specialist JWT Commercial has shut down with the loss of 82 jobs following “a very challenging year” caused by the coronavirus.