The Pallet Network (TPN) is seeking to tackle the crisis in driver recruitment and a poor industry image by offering free evening meals to all its trunking drivers. The network said it wanted to inspire the UK logistics industry to improve conditions for HGV drivers at a time when firms were reporting a serious shortage of staff, coupled with a record-breaking spike in volumes. TPN said it was providing hot meals in an on-site pop-up restaurant, with dedicated serving areas […]
Construction has been completed on a new £22m food DC for The Co-operative in north Derbyshire, which the firm says will employ over 1,000 people and create around 320 new jobs. The Castlewood site, which will service over 500 Co-operative food stores in Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire, will start operation in January with the first deliveries scheduled for March. It will become fully operational in September. Located just off junction 28 of the M1, the new site will take […]
Transport workers only exempt from self-isolation in “very limited exceptional cases”, government insists
The government has warned operators that exemptions to current Covid-19 self-isolation rules will only be for “very limited” exceptional circumstances, assessed on a case-by-case basis.
DSV Road has bumped up its surcharge levels to Europe by 25% to cover the cost of Brexit-related border delays and capacity issues.