French transport minister Jean-Baptiste Djebbari has told Sky News a plan is being worked on to resume the movement of unaccompanied freight from the UK to France with cross-EU talks “to begin within hours”. The move to “establish a solid health protocol” comes after the UK governement and industry groups warned of “serious disruption” following France’s decison to refuse arrivals of UK passengers for 48 hours amid concerns over a new strain of the cororavirus. Freight trucks have been banned […]
CitySprint is looking to recruit an additional 300 couriers ahead of its Christmas peak. In response to a 318.7% increase in parcel volumes last December, compared to the monthly average for the rest of the year, it is hoping to take on additional delivery staff to handle what it predicts will be an even larger peak. Chief executive Patrick Gallagher said: “We’re anticipating that this will be our busiest Christmas yet, so we’re pulling out all the stops to make […]
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged £100m of investment aimed at improving local roads as part of a bid to reignite the economy in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.