Recent analysis by IHS Markit, the production of commercial vehicles globally is down 22% to 2.6 million units compared to 2019.
Activity in the UK trucking industry is getting back to pre-coronavirus levels, but recovery is slower than its European counterparts.
A new report suggests that revenue from road freight in Europe could drop by as much as €63 billion in 2020 as a result of the impact of coronavirus.
European road freight companies are expected to see a 17% decrease in annual turnover this year due to the Covid-19 crisis, according to industry estimates.
If you’re an HGV driver, you’ll be aware that certain road transport rules have been relaxed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. But are you up to date with the latest information around Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) cards, also known as Driver Qualification Cards (DQC)?
The process of manufacturing, packaging, and distributing the Coronavirus vaccine has been called “the biggest logistical challenge the world has ever faced”. And commercial vehicles – particularly refrigerated trucks – will have a crucial role to play.
Lockdown is easing and non-essential shops are re-opening – but what does all this mean for lorry drivers and the road freight sector?
Working at home has never been an option for lorry drivers. Obviously. What that means, then, is that employers must do everything they can to protect their workers by minimising the risk of COVID-19.
Hauliers are calling for more government support after a survey showed the scale of the problems the industry is facing due to the Covid-19 lockdown.