HGV drivers working longer hours under new COVID-19 rules should be supplied with government-subsidised fatigue monitors to avert a rise in road accidents.
Extra MSA Group has opened the first phase of its new £64m Leeds Skelton Lake Services.
Fashion brand Boohoo’s Burnley distribution centre (DC) was raided by police this morning (31 March) after alleged claims the company had breached social distancing measures introduced by the government during the COVID-19 crisis.
UK commercial vehicle production for the domestic market returned to growth in February this year, following five months of decline, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
Trailer manufacturer Don-Bur has put the business on ice for the next three weeks and furloughed the majority of its workforce.
HGV driver medicals are being suspended by two of the largest providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A shortage of doctors combined with moves by landlords to close premises during the coronavirus outbreak is preventing HGV drivers from getting their D4 medicals renewed.
Logistics firm Advanced Supply Chain Group is to cut around 30 jobs in the face of the coronavirus outbreak just days after slamming the government for making its rescue funding for firms hit by the pandemic far too complex.
As rising numbers of customers refuse to sign Proof of Delivery (POD) tablets due to coronavirus concerns, operators could be left exposed to future non-delivery claims, the RHA has warned.
All London road charging schemes will be temporarily suspended from today (23 March) to help ensure supply chains are kept moving and critical workers and emergency vehicles can move around the capital during the coronavirus outbreak.