pandemic

Truck chaos at Dover a “national embarrassment”

The situation we saw at Dover over the Christmas period was a “national embarrassment” and “must not be repeated.”

France to reopen borders with UK for HGV drivers

France has reopened its borders with the UK to truck drivers who test negative to Covid-19.

Exploitation of truck drivers: a problem that’s just getting worse

The global logistics system found itself under increasing pressure resulting in non-EU truck drivers being exploited.

6 things truck drivers should remember in a pandemic

Here are six safety tips truck drivers should consider during the current Covid-19 pandemic.

Gearmate joins #LoveLogistics and develops ventilators to assists the COVID-19 crisis

Gearmate is proud to develop its new Ventilator to assist with the global crisis.

Fleet Speak donates 250 PPE kits to drivers in need

Fleet Speak will be donating 250 PPE kits to drivers in need over the next few weeks. 

Scania takes to the road to give back to #TransportHeroes

Scania is sending out its hospitality trailer to serve complimentary refreshments to the truck drivers.

How retailers are treating delivery drivers during the pandemic: Amazon

We spoke to one Amazon delivery driver, who was recruited in April, to ask him how he feels he has been treated by the online retail giant throughout the pandemic.

#LoveLogistics: free online wellbeing session for drivers on Wednesday 29th April at 11 am.

As part of our #LoveLogistics campaign, our friends over at Connected2 have set up a free online wellbeing session for drivers on Wednesday 29th April at 11 am.

Truckers denied option to wash hands

Truck drivers in the UK are being told they cannot use toilet and handwashing facilities at hubs servicing major UK businesses. At a time when we are being told to wash our hands more frequently and for longer, this seems nonsensical.

Lack of PPE making it “impossible” for drivers to follow government guidelines

Truckers were recently called “first responders” by the CEO of an industry group in the US. After all, they’re carrying essentials around the country, ensuring everybody is fed and watered during the coronavirus crisis.

Truckers making sacrifices during coronavirus crisis

Truckers are having to make some significant sacrifices at the moment, with many working long hours to keep supply chains flowing during the coronavirus crisis. One driver even missed his daughter taking her first steps.