Guidance for Essential Work of the Logistics Sector

The UK is currently facing nationwide restrictions on working, visiting family and friends and going outside as we battle against the COVID-19 outbreak. The guidelines that have been put in place are to keep us safe, save more lives and to protect our NHS.

That being said, there are some jobs and sectors that cannot be done from home and are valiant in the fight against Coronavirus. One of these is the logistics sector.

The logistics sector has been deemed essential by the Department for Transport and that it should continue to work to the greatest extent possible throughout the COVID19 crisis. It is paramount for the country that the supply chains keep moving and government policy indicates that this is all supply chains, not just those for medicinal supplies and food.

The letter received from Ben Rimmington, Co-Director of Road Safety, Standards and Services, is clear. The logistics sector needs to keep its wheels turning for as long as it is safe to do so.

At Alan R Jones, we are following all government advice and are committed to the safety of our workforce, whilst ensuring that we do what we can to keep the country moving. We have put the relevant measures in place to protect the health of our workers and to ensure that we can continue to serve the industry in these unprecedented times.

Thank you for your continued support in these trying times. We are monitoring the situation closely every day and are stringently following the advice of the government to ensure the supply chains keep moving as we all work together to beat this virus.

If you have any queries or questions, please get in touch with us and we will be more than happy to help.

Take care,

The ARJ Team.



*Download a copy of the letter from Ben Rimmington, Co-Director of Road Safety, Standards and Services at the below link:

RHA FTA letter re essential travel – 30-3-2020

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