Ongoing capacity problems at some of the UK’s largest ports has occurred because of the three ‘Cs’ – Covid-19, Christmas and Customs, according to Logistics UK, which warned that delays could persist for months. Following Honda’s decision to halt car production at its Swindon plant due to what it described as a parts delay, construction industry trade body BMF said it was investigating claims that building products shipped in containers from the Far East were also struggling to get into […]
New HGV registrations were up by 128.7% in the second quarter of 2021 compared to 2020, revealing positive signs of recovery following the pandemic.
Caroline Green joined Pallet-Track as chief financial officer a year ago and replaced Nigel Parkes as chief executive on 1 April. She began her career with Xerox and joined Pallet-Track from e-commerce specialist ReBound Returns, where she was chief operating and finance officer. MT finds out how the new job is going and gets her views on the challenges facing the wider sector… Q&A Pallet-Track profits were up 57% last year. Do you expect that trend to continue? Yes and […]
City Link has invested in additional drivers, delivery vehicles and warehouse staff ahead of the bumper parcel volumes expected this Christmas.