Van registrations fell by nearly 15% in July as ongoing supply problems relating to semiconductors meant only 23,606 LCVs were registered. Despite this, the month’s performance was only a 4% reduction compared to the pre-pandemic five-year average, according to the SMM. Large vans weighing more than 3.5-tonnes saw a decrease of 5.2% to 16,653 vehicles, with those weighing two tonnes and less seeing a much greater decline of 38.2%. Those between two and two and a half tonnes were down […]
Fred Sherwood & Sons (Transport) saw revenues grow by 2% to £34.6m last year, but the bulk haulage firm said Covid-19 had since had an adverse impact on the business.
UK automotive manufacturing sector needs further government intervention to ensure post-pandemic recovery, SMMT warns
The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on manufacturing is expected to cut annual light commercial vehicle production volumes by a third to just 920,000 units this year, according to a report by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
It’s ‘back to the future’ for international hauliers needing smooth transport across borders after Brexit, with the International Road Transport Union (IRU) claiming firms are returning to the TIR system.