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: […]
S&S Distribution has returned to profitability helped by its warehousing division and investment by new owner Palletline.
Haulage operators are demanding government action after a record spike in volumes, combined with a dearth of drivers made worse by a backlog in HGV driver tests, threatened to push many to the brink.
Getting groupage into Northern Ireland is “one of the hardest things to get right” a senior Cabinet Office official told a Parliamentary Committee this week.