UK commercial vehicle manufacturing picked up in June, but the growth failed to offset the impact of Covid-19 as overall half-year output plummeted by almost a quarter, new figures show. UK CV production increased by 23.9% last month, with 4,144 trucks, vans and buses leaving production lines, according to the SMMT. It said this increase followed a particularly weak June 2019, when output fell by more than a half due to key model changeovers. However, even though production ramped up, […]
Howard Tenens Logistics saw its profits hit as a result of losses made by its subsidiary, Howard Tenens (West London) after two major customers’ volumes dropped by up to 90%.
Recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic could begin as early as next year, with the logistics industry benefitting from new behaviours that could launch an e-commerce boom and more collaborative ways of working forged during the crisis, according to XPO chief executive Bradley Jacobs.
A West Yorkshire haulier has introduced new livery on its trailers to promote the government’s ‘stay at home’ message.