Hauliers remain cool in face of mounting wave of Omicron infections


Operators played down fears that the tsunami of Omicron infections hitting the UK will combine with driver shortages to affect last-minute Christmas deliveries. With government modelling predicting up to 400,000 infections a day, rising to one million by the peak this winter, the UK economy is bracing for a wave of worker absences. However, a straw poll of operators around the country revealed that most consider they are prepared for the outbreak. Graham Leitch, group MD at Palletline, told MT: […]