Builders merchant Travis Perkins is to axe 2,500 jobs and close 165 branches as it prepares for a significant fall in demand for building supplies over the next two years in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The company, which operates a fleet of over 600 trucks, is to cut jobs in its distribution, administrative and sales divisions – amounting to 9% of the workforce. Branch closures will focus on the firm’s smaller general merchant stores where it is difficult […]
Events haulier Stagefreight has bagged itself a ‘Road Freight Operator of the Year’ gong at Logistics UK’s annual awards, after pivoting into different sectors during the pandemic.
Gatwick-based logistics specialist DNA is gearing up for further expansion in 2021 following a 40% increase in palletised freight consignments since the Covid pandemic.
Clipper Logistics responds to alleged breach of social distancing rules at Nottinghamshire warehouse
Clipper Logistics has revealed it has been inundated with requests from customers to provide supply chain support, while dealing with criticism by employees that it was failing to implement social distancing policies.