UK haulage operators are estimated to see £7.5bn wiped off their turnover this year as the “catastrophic impact” of the coronavirus continues, according to the International Road Transport Union (IRU). The turnover loss is 26% higher than estimated in the summer and has prompted the IRU to urge the government for immediate action or else face up to “a shocking number” of bankruptcies in the coming months. The IRU research is an update to its June report on the impact […]
Birds Groupage Services’ auditor has raised concerns over the future of the loss-making company.
UK commercial vehicle (CV) production fell by 61.6% in May, with just 810 vehicles built as many plants remained shuttered amid the Covid-19 lockdown.
The head of one of the UK’s leading hauliers has urged the industry to sign an online petition demanding councils and major developers include HGV welfare facilities on their agendas.