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. […]
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Hermes UK has become the latest courier firm to offer enhanced options for customers to improve deliveries.
Almost a third of fleet operators’ trucks are parked up as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown, according to a survey carried out for MT by market researchers Fusion. Three quarters of operators have at least one vehicle laid up while 9% reported their entire fleet was off the road.