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 […]
Andrew Spencer has left United Pallet Network (UPN) to return to Pallet-Track as network development director.
Bath will become the first city outside London to launch a charging clean air zone (CAZ) after announcing its intention to press ahead with plans despite concerns over Covid-19.
Unsecured creditors of failed Hull-based haulier AR Lunn Transport & Warehousing have received just 4% of the money owed to them, the firm’s administrators have revealed.