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. There have been a lot more losers than winners from the Covid-19 pandemic with 71% of operators saying volumes are down while only 17% have seen business increase. For 12% […]
The coronavirus pandemic will prove to be a defining moment for supply chains. CH Robinson supports some 119,000 customers globally through its multi-modal logistics platform, and we believe that recent events around the world will transform the logistics landscape, leading to significant technological investment, heightened risk management, new levels of supply chain visibility and a refocus on skills.
Operators planning to extend their fleet replacement cycles in the wake of the coronavirus crisis could incur expensive service, maintenance and repair (SMR) costs, epyx warns.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged £100m of investment aimed at improving local roads as part of a bid to reignite the economy in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.