Fleet operators have adapted quickly to the demands of Covid-19 lockdowns, new research from telematics specialist Quartix shows. Commercial vehicle tracking data shows a major difference in how operators responded to the first, second and third national coronavirus lockdown periods of 2020, the company reported. While mileage travelled by its UK customers during mid-March to May plummeted by 50%, businesses have adapted to keep activity levels high throughout the following lockdowns. The statistics were calculated using a date in early […]
More than a third of transport and logistics businesses have increased their customer communications in response to the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.
To measure the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on the transport and distribution industry, MT has put together a panel of operators across the UK to give regular feedback on their volume of work and vehicles laid up. We will check in regularly with the panel as the lockdown eases to assess how the industry is fighting back as the UK economy recovers from the expected recession.
Pall-Ex has launched a campaign celebrating the logistics industry’s contribution to keeping supply chains moving during the UK’s coronavirus lockdown.