Pallet-Track member Aztek Logistics has provided vital storage for essential PPE during the coronavirus pandemic. Aztek founder Stuart Charter and his team has been storing essential PPE at the company’s BRC-accredited 120,000sq ft premises in Letchworth, free of charge until needed by the local NHS East Ambulance storage facility. Charter said: “Storing the PPE locally is essential to enable urgent distribution to the areas in need, helping to ensure our healthcare workers’ safety. “We were happy to help and will […]
Food wholesaler BidCorp and the National Buying Consortium are calling on the government to take urgent action to tackle the shortage of HGV drivers and warehouse operatives or face worsening food shortages and price inflation across the UK.
Just over half of UK HGV drivers feel underappreciated by the public, according to a survey conducted at the height of the lockdown – a significantly larger proportion than in Ireland or the US.
UK automotive manufacturing sector needs further government intervention to ensure post-pandemic recovery, SMMT warns
The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on manufacturing is expected to cut annual light commercial vehicle production volumes by a third to just 920,000 units this year, according to a report by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).