To measure the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on the transport and distribution industry, MT has put together a panel of operators across the UK to give regular feedback on their volume of work and vehicles laid up. The good news is that volumes for most operators surveyed have stabilised after a turbulent couple of months, and the furlough scheme is still working as no staff have had to be made redundant. With some exceptions most lenders are also being […]
The road transport industry has sent a joint letter to prime minister Boris Johnson pleading for extra help during the coronavirus pandemic to prevent “widescale business collapse that could reduce capacity by as much as 50%”.
More than two-thirds of transport business owners now think they will have to make people redundant once the furloughing scheme has come to an end, according to a new poll.
International online purchases from UK consumers are estimated to fall by almost a quarter over the next 12 months, according to a survey by Whistl.