The number of workers furloughed in the transport and logistics sector this year has risen significantly, with 187,600 people on furlough at the end of January, new HMRC data shows. The figures reveal an 18% increase in headcount for furloughed transport employees, rising from 159,400 in December 2020 to 187,600 in January this year. The research, analysed by employment lawyers at Richard Nelson, found over one-third (39%) of transport employers used the furlough scheme in January 2021, up from 335 […]
Mounting concerns that the country will leave the European Union (EU) without a deal in October has prompted major logistics provider Uniserve to contact its customers for details of their shipments up until the end of the year.
North East England haulier Hawthorns Logistics is encouraging other operators to follow its lead and fit alcohol interlock devices to HGVs in an effort to curb concerns over drink driving.
Prometeon Tyre Group has appointed Ali Yilmaz as marketing manager for the UK, Eire and Nordic countries.