In the last of our current series of Trucking Britain out of Covid-19 surveys, we asked if operators expect the surge of goodwill towards the logistics industry will last beyond the pandemic. Turners Group Paul Day MD Coverage: UK national. Main business sectors: Temperature controlled, containers, tankers and general haulage for transport and temperature controlled warehousing and packing services. The food sector continues to be buoyant. Container sector is quite strong at the moment but it is volatile. Building sector […]
A move to a new base to secure the long term future of Northants haulier Route Logistics has been funded with help from a government-backed coronavirus lending scheme.
Covid-19 and Brexit has cut a swathe through the transportation and warehousing sector with just 75% of companies back up and running compared to June last year and 9.6% permanently closed.
Container giant Maritime is confident that continuous investment during the recession has positioned the business for strong organic growth now the market is showing signs of recovery. Speaking to MT following its acquisition of Roadways Container Logistics last month, MD John Williams said while the deal wasn’t about gaining market share – as Maritime was already the largest UK container transport operator before the purchase – it would provide greater economies of scale, flexibility and capability for the business as […]