How is the Coronavirus (COVID-19) impacting European transport?
We would like to remind all customers that the transport of merchandise remains largely unaffected by the border closures throughout Europe.
Countries are taking countermeasures to relax the traffic bans that could impact the transit of goods. However the controls and checks in place means there may be possible delays.
For further information on your transit regions, click here to view a map which clearly recaps the situation.
As the situation evolves we will update this page with current information. If you have any questions our team remains available 24/7 to assist, do not hesitate to get in touch at email@example.com
On behalf of our customers, we would like to take this opportunity to extend our gratitude towards our drivers and the transport community at large for their ongoing commitment to ensuring the transport of vital goods remains viable.
Steps Efret are taking to limit the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The safety and well-being of our customers and colleagues is always our number one priority, even more so now with the ever-changing progression of the Coronavirus outbreak. In response to the latest guidance and advice from the World Health Organisation and the Government, we've added some practical steps in order to protect the wellbeing of our customers and our colleagues.
For business continuity, we have implemented the following:
For office staff
- 100% of staff are working from home.
- Staff are reachable through landlines (redirected to their mobile), mobiles or via email as usual.
- To preserve a 2 meter distance minimum to their interlocutors when visiting clients (for loading/unloading operations).
- They are requested to remain in their cabs as much as possible while on site.
- Drivers must comply with local rules implemented on each site.
- When outside of factories or sites drivers to limit movement as much as possible in public spaces.
- Following the UK Government’s guidance, from Monday 8 June a two-week quarantine period will be enforced for anyone arriving in the UK. Freight drivers are exempt from the quarantine requirement however they will need to fill out a Public Health Passenger Locator Form before each and every journey.
Drivers are literally the last and vital link that will keep our business flowing and therefore it is essential that we look after them as they are as exposed as your colleagues working on the front line in the warehouses and factories.