More than a third of transport and logistics businesses have increased their customer communications in response to the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. According to new research from SMS communications provider TextAnywhere, while online shopping and home delivery has risen significantly in the past few months, 57% of logistics firms still reported a decline in overall operations of at least a quarter. TextAnywhere asked transport and logistics firms about how they had used customer communications to maximise service during the […]
Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has called on online retailers to increase the number of delivery options they offer consumers and consider using more third party carriers, as demand from internet shoppers and pressure on carrier capacity continues to grow.
The Covid-19 pandemic and Brexit’s “over-complications” are causing a severe HGV driver shortage with major consequences to supply chains into the UK. Supermarkets shelves appear empty, restaurants are struggling for supplies and people are starting to worry about Christmas.
Palletways has suspended its operations to Europe until 25 January, but other pallet networks confirmed this week that their deliveries to the continent will continue.