Knowles Transport is transitioning into the e-commerce market and building on the experience of supporting its customers with their online sales throughout the pandemic. The company said that in addition to handling an initial 30% spike in volumes, it had picked, packed and distributed over 20,000 food parcels for emergency services staff each day. The experience laid the foundations for the Cambridgeshire haulier to start building on its e-commerce business. It said online shopping had escalated to peak levels and […]
The HSE is visiting haulage premises in the run-up to Christmas to ensure they are Covid-secure, amid a surge in demand for online shopping.
The “massive challenge” of distributing millions of Covid-19 vaccines in the UK, as well as across the world, will largely rely on courier firms such as UPS, DHL and FedEx, according to logistics experts.
Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has called on online retailers to increase the number of delivery options they offer consumers and consider using more third party carriers, as demand from internet shoppers and pressure on carrier capacity continues to grow.