Felixstowe port has warned that the high container volumes it is currently dealing with could last into the new year, but that it remained “fully operational”. In a statement on its website, now removed, it said that “there is a significant amount of misinformation being circulated” about the port’s operational status and that, in common with major ports across the world, it was busy due to a “post-lockdown spike in container volumes.” The container terminal has been criticised in the […]
A company voluntary arrangement (CVA) at Elite Transport Services has been approved by 99% of its creditors.
The need for reduced handling during the Covid-19 crisis at a time when fewer people have been in their places of work has also given some operations an opportunity to experiment with limited autonomous delivery projects, although not in the UK.
The industry is facing a new shortage in essential fleet skills as companies restructure their businesses in the wake of the pandemic, FleetCheck has warned.