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 […]
Tructyre said its new ‘customer experience centre’ in Gateshead has created 100 jobs and provided a Covid-secure environment within which staff can work.
Palletways member Walkers Transport has secured a three-year £20m transport and logistics contract with sealant, adhesive and building chemical supplier Sika Everbuild.
North Yorkshire haulier Campeys of Selby has added 35 new high capacity curtainside trailers to its expanding fleet after landing a number of new deals.