The DfT has confirmed that logistics employees will continue to be classed as ‘essential workers’ during the UK’s third national lockdown and allowed to travel for work. The move comes after industry representatives raised concerns that problems in the first national lockdown – which saw logistics workers on their way to work and truck drivers stopped by police – did not arise in the third national lockdown. In a letter to logistics associations including the RHA, Logistics UK and the […]
UPS has revealed it will be using bicycles, couriers on foot and London’s waterways in a bid to minimise delivery disruption during the Games period. Following successful trials in January and February in multiple postcodes around central London, the US logistics giant has decided to incorporate a fleet of bicycles into its operation, which will be able to access most nearside Games Lanes on the designated Olympic Route Network. The company will also transport freight from a warehouse at the […]
Hauliers have demanded the government explains how its system for paying employees 80% of their salaries is going to work following concerns that it isn’t flexible enough to deal with their industry.
Hoyer drivers have put their employer on notice of 14 days of strike action after the company refused to back down on plans to make six drivers redundant at the Stanlow oil refinery.