Gatwick-based logistics specialist DNA is gearing up for further expansion in 2021 following a 40% increase in palletised freight consignments since the Covid pandemic. A member of leading express distribution network Palletforce, DNA has created eight new jobs since the summer and aims to further increase its 65-strong staff in the coming months to meet the demand from UK manufacturers for more flexible and cost-effective freight transport and storage. Commented MD Tony Bunn: “One effect of lockdown has been that […]
UK automotive manufacturing sector needs further government intervention to ensure post-pandemic recovery, SMMT warns
The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on manufacturing is expected to cut annual light commercial vehicle production volumes by a third to just 920,000 units this year, according to a report by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
OSE European has joined the Fortec network, replacing Hedley Transport which moved to Palletline.
A major supply chain failure at the distribution warehouse of Swiss diagnostics company Roche in Newhaven, East Sussex has delayed NHS blood tests and screenings for diseases including Covid-19 and cancer.