Almost one in 10 transport companies have already made staff redundant, according to the results of a poll by solicitors Backhouse Jones. Despite the furlough scheme being set up to avoid making large numbers of UK workers redundant, the snap poll revealed that 9% of respondents had already begun to reduce staff numbers due to Covid-19. Jonathon Backhouse, director at Backhouse Jones, suggested that the figures showed that the furlough scheme was still preventing most companies from going down the […]
Getting groupage into Northern Ireland is “one of the hardest things to get right” a senior Cabinet Office official told a Parliamentary Committee this week.
New guidance aimed at tackling major delays to groupage at Northern Ireland ports has been rushed through without reference to the haulage industry and fails to tackle the issue, the RHA told MP Michael Gove this week.
Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has axed its direct-to-store delivery operation, as it looks for a more efficient way to distribute its products.