More than half of UK hauliers surveyed for a new industry research project have benefitted from adopting post-pandemic digital processes. Data from software specialist Mandata found 55% of its customers have been able to save 10 hours a week on manual job entries. However, 73% of haulage firms reported a significantly reduced cash flow as a result of the pandemic. The findings come in a recently published white paper after an assessment of the biggest challenges currently facing the tranport […]
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, Motor Transport looks at the ways operators can build new business and benefit from government support schemes. John Kendal reports.
Online food orders soared 99.2% in October and web sales grew 60.1% year on year, sparking warnings that operators will need to review their planning ahead of the Christmas peak.
A haulage boss whose staff deliver to DHL’s Nisa depot in Scunthorpe said its drivers were being put at risk by the absence of social distancing taking place at the site.