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 […]
Logistics firms need to learn from the Covid-19 pandemic and guard against “knee-jerk reactions”, according to KPMG supply chain expert Maureen O’Shea.
DPD has seen the volume of food deliveries boosted to 200,000 per week as it secures a partnership with supermarket Morrisons to meet consumer demand for online grocery deliveries during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Get Covid-19 test or face being put in the slow lane in Kent, DfT warns HGV drivers heading for France
International hauliers are being “strongly encouraged” by the DfT to ensure their HGV drivers are tested for Covid-19 before travelling to France, warning that those drivers arriving in Kent without a test will face delays.