Yesterday, England was introduced to a three-tier lockdown system. Which is probably something we’re all going to be experts on in a few weeks, despite being baffled at the outset. For those in tier one (currently the vast majority of Merseyside) one of the rules means that pubs just selling drinks will have to close, but if they serve food they can open.
As a result, the future of the foodservice and wholesale sector remains as uncertain as a Covid-19 diagnosis. While e-commerce; home delivery; supermarket retail and the like have seen volume increases this year as a result of public health measures, logistics and warehouse operations dedicated to pubs, bars, restaurants and mass catering have been hit hard by Covid-19: www.logisticsmanager.com