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 […]
Meachers Global Logistics and Steve Porter Transport Group have launched phase one of a partnership they hope will develop, generating new business and stripping out duplication from their respective networks. The strategic partnership, which began in earnest this week after months of preparatory work, sees Meachers trunking the Isle of Wight-based Steve Porter Transport’s overnight groupage from Southampton to its Midlands DCs in Northampton and Coventry. The trunking includes work undertaken by Steve Porter Transport as part of the Fortec […]
Pallet distribution hauliers have banded together under a new RHA forum that aims to tackle major issues facing the sector and share best practice.
Brittany Ferries is launching three new weekly freight-only sailings between Ireland and France. They will begin this Thursday (4 February) with a sailing between Rosslare and St Malo.