Welch’s Transport has resumed normal service this week after being forced to cancel all non-contractual bulk collections and deliveries last week due to record freight volumes. The family firm, which operates a fleet of 80 trucks, said demand over Easter, combined with the government’s decision to ease lockdown and allow non-essential shops to re-open just after Easter, created unusually high demand. In a letter to customers last week, the Palletline and Hazchem member said it was suspending all bulk collections […]
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