Palletforce has set up a ‘Brexit Taskforce’, which aims to give members advice and assistance to ensure they are prepared and ready for the country’s departure from the EU. It said it was relying on the network’s knowledge of international shipping and customs formalities, as well as parent company EV Cargo’s divisions, to address last minute concerns. David Breeze (pictured), Palletforce’s commercial and international director, said: “In a year in which our members have been rightly preoccupied by concerns over […]
A range of e-learning training modules that advise commercial vehicle workshops on health and safety rules and regulations in light of Covid-19 has been announced by Inspire International UK.
Fortec has launched a corporate division as it looks to expand its reach with larger, national customers and attract more “blue-chip” clients to the network. The Daventry-based pallet network says the new division was necessary as national and international accounts often require too much funding upfront for individual network members to be able to take on. Neil Hodgson, Fortec MD, says: “This type of business is beyond [most members’] reach in terms of financial risk and scale. However, through bringing […]
COVID-19 outbreak triggers exodus of migrant drivers and major disruption to warehouse shift patterns
An exodus of East European drivers and major disruption to warehouse shift patterns are putting increasing pressure on the transport and logistics sector, a new report has warned.