Freight operator DFDS Seaways saw freight volumes increase in September after plunging 22% at the peak of the Covid-19 lockdown, according to its latest annual report. The Immingham-based company said the rise could be driven by “Covid-19 catch up” or businesses stocking up ahead of the end of the Brexit transition period and questioned if the increase was sustainable. The company’s results for the year to 31 December 2019 reveal turnover up by 1% to £63.5m (2018: £63.1m with pre-tax […]
EV Cargo’s Palletforce has pledged its supply chain expertise and financial support to charities FareShare and the Trussell Trust after being inspired by their work and efforts to redistribute food during the Covid-19 pandemic.
A majority of retailers think Brexit will have no impact on their supply chains – but they’re considering overhauling them anyway to cope with the demand from online shopping.
SDC Trailers is working “flat out” to fulfil new orders created by demand from the internet retail sector, as online shopping during the pandemic continues to grow, and by the recent demise of rival trailer manufacturer Cartwright Group.