Unsurprising and yet stark figures from the SMMT show that just 15 commercial vehicles rolled off GB production lines in April. CV output dropped by 99.3% as plants were forced to close their doors due to the Covid-19 pandemic, leaving just a handful of vehicles to leave the factory gates in order to complete existing UK orders. There were zero exports during the month. Year-to-date CV production fell by 27.6% on what was described by the SMMT as already an […]
Industry associations remain divided over the support the logistics sector requires during the COVID-19 crisis, with the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) demanding a fuel duty derogation and the FTA preferring the Treasury concentrate on alleviating fixed costs.
The Pallet Network has signed Basingstoke-based CWM Transport as its owners look to diversify in the wake of the pandemic.
A 20% increase in storage demand has prompted Meachers Global Logistics to lease a new warehouse in Southampton.