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). The SMMT second Annual Trade Report for 2020, launched today (23 June), reveals that the UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market declined by 86.2% in April with just 3,387 LCVs joining UK roads – 21,217 fewer than in the […]
Tarmac’s plan to roll out new-night time shift rates will slash operators’ earnings and add further pressure to firms already struggling to survive the pandemic, hauliers warned this week.
Harbour Transport joined the Fortec Distribution Network just in time to adapt its business to the impact of Covid-19, the Poole-based haulier has revealed.
The urgent improvement of HGV driver rest facilities across Wales is one of a host of recommendations made in a report by a committee of Welsh MPs to address the driver shortage.