A senior figure at one of the UK’s biggest logistics operations has admitted the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic could see businesses face “an armageddon of liquidations” and a future based on “the survival of the fittest”.
Logistics training specialist SP Training has claimed its first online CPC course generated “unprecedented multinational demand”.
An exodus of East European drivers and major disruption to warehouse shift patterns are putting increasing pressure on the transport and logistics sector, a new report has warned.
Clive Brooks (pictured), MD of Herefordshire-based haulier ABE, has applauded the government’s offer to pay employees 80% of their salaries while giving them leave of absence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Subcontractors have slammed Fowler Welch’s plans to review rates in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis.
Andrew Baxter (pictured), MD of Europa Worldwide Group, has revealed the pressures transport and logistics companies are facing in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Training provider Fleet Source has confirmed all its classroom-based courses have been cancelled until July, following criticism from one haulier that it was pressing ahead amid a viral pandemic.
Yodel has reversed its decision to sack licensed security staff at its Hatfield depot and allegedly try to replace them with lower paid non-Security Industry Authority (SIA) licenced personnel.
P&O Ferries has strengthened its freight operations on the Calais-Dover crossing to maintain the flow of goods during the COVID-19 crisis.
A specialist transport lawyer has urged hauliers to switch strategy if their work isn’t essential to the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak.