Almost a year ago the country faced its first lockdown and the initial three weeks eventually lasted an unbelievable 14 weeks or so. During that time the supply chain network of the UK was not only put under immense pressure, it also proved its unswerving resilience as it adapted to the new and ever changing needs of the nation. Even industry stalwarts will say that they have never seen such demand on the logistics sector as in the past year. […]
Gregory Distribution has announced 100 job losses across its operation due to “difficulties” faced by its customers brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Cardiff haulier Rhys Davies suffered a 50% fall in revenue with losses mounting to £3.5m in the year after it was bought by Cathay Investments, motortransport.co.uk has learnt.
The explosive growth in e-commerce in recent years has left the road transport industry struggling to provide enough capacity. MT looks at the implications of this change. Today (3 December) is Cyber Monday, where consumers in the full swing of crazed Christmas-gift buying are expected to set a record and make 115 million visits to online retail sites. If Experian’s prediction is realised, it will represent a leap of 36% on the same day last year. For December as a […]