Meachers Global Logistics has signed a five-year agreement with broadband provider Toob to act as its national distribution centre across the south of England. As part of the deal, Meachers has extended its warehouse, logistics and transport facilities over an additional half an acre at Solent Gateway in Marchwood. Toob is investing £50m into the city’s digital infrastructure to provide around 100,000 homes and businesses in Southampton with broadband connectivity – with plans to expand its network within the region […]
The FTA has reassured UK businesses that the supply chain is capable of handling the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic but said it would take the support of government and a flexible approach to keep goods flowing.
The UK transport industry has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, and continues to face some serious challenges. However, having spoken to the UK MD’s of all eight major truck manufacturers, Commercial Motor editor Will Shiers found positive signs of recovery.