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March 21 2020

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March 21 2020

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Working through Covid-19

Posted on Saturday, March 21st, 2020

Working through Covid-19 is a testing time for all companies.

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Coronavirus service update

Posted on Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Yet another coronavirus service update. As each country’s efforts to contain and deal with the spread of coronavirus are stepped up, uncertainty and confusion seems to be the primary topics of conversation. Some countries are restricting movement and even closing off their borders. This is primarily for the public. The transport of goods by road […]

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Italy and Spain Coronavirus

Posted on Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Further to Italy entering a total lockdown this week, it has now been reported by our Spanish partners that all schools and universities in the regions of MADRID and VITORIA are now closed. In addition, we are being advised that in BARCELONA schools are starting to close. Events of more than 1000 persons are being […]

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Italy update – 10/03/2020

Posted on Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

Following the Italian Prime Minister’s decree to place the whole of the country on lockdown, we have been advised by our Italian partners that the movement of trucks is not restricted. Therefore, in theory, most movements can continue unaffected, apart from possible delay. The issue which will present itself shortly will be the lack of […]

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Italy lockdown – 08/03/2020

Posted on Sunday, March 8th, 2020

Message received this morning from Dario Bragonzi, co-owner of our Italian partners ITX Cargo reads as follows: “The situation in Italy is getting really serious and in high emergency. The government signed a decree last night and with immediate effect the whole of Lomdardia is now ‘Red Zone’ due to the expanding and spreading of […]

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Coronavirus – update

Posted on Monday, March 2nd, 2020

Having been asked what measures are in place for drivers and deliveries into, particular, Italy, we can advise that our Italian partners, ITX Cargo, are in communication with all companies where collection and deliveries shall be made. ITX has advised us that many Italian companies are operating a ‘no mask – no access’ policy, and […]

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Coronavirus – Italy

Posted on Monday, February 24th, 2020

Our Italian partner ITX Cargo has advised us that there are several towns in Italy which have been closed off by the Italian authorities. As a result it will not be possible to make any collections or deliveries in these towns. These listed so far are: 26845 Codogno26823 Castiglione d’Adda26841 Casalpusterlengo26861 Fombio26847 Maleo26867 Somaglia26821 Bertonico26827 […]

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Port of Dover closure

Posted on Monday, February 10th, 2020

We expect it won’t come as any great surprise, given the fact that storm Ciara has battered most of the UK, but the Port of Dover has been temporarily closed during the weekend with the suspension of all sailings. We are advised that the port is now open, but as you can appreciate it will […]

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More strikes at the French ports

Posted on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

If last week’s stoppages weren’t enough, the CGT labour union has called for another 4 day strike at France’s major ports in protest to their Governments proposals for the reform of their state pension system. The strike commences with immediate effect, so it is clear that whilst efforts will be made to avoid where possible […]

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Strike in Catalonia 18th October 2019

Posted on Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

We have received the following email from our Barcelona partners: “You may have seen on the news that the situation in Catalonia between pro-independence and against is getting worse. Last Monday a condemnatory sentence by the General Court against the pro-independence politicians was announced. That has caused a huge reaction in all Catalonia territory, with […]

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