Walker Logistics said e-commerce orders increased by 317% during the fourth quarter of last year. The company said the upturn not only reflected a general increase in online shopping across the country during the pandemic, but was also due to the fact that Walker Logistics had added new accounts to its client base. Charlie Walker, head of marketing, said: “Of course, our existing client companies all experienced strong demand for their products from internet shoppers during the latest lockdown, but […]
Ocado saw an almost fivefold reduction in its pre-tax losses last year aided by soaring demand for online groceries during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Trailer manufacturers and dealers are warning of a “trailer drought” in the UK ahead of the Black Friday and Christmas peaks, with prices for second hand trailers reaching unprecedented levels.
Tarmac’s plan to roll out new-night time shift rates will slash operators’ earnings and add further pressure to firms already struggling to survive the pandemic, hauliers warned this week.