As the coronavirus continues to spread across the UK, it has been reported that logistics workers have been classified as key workers.
Following the UK government's announcement on 23rd March, non-key workers have been requested to stay at home. Government guidelines include the transport sector within their key worker list outlining;
This includes those who will keep the air, water, road and rail passenger and freight transport modes operating during the COVD-19 response, including those working on transport systems through which supply chains pass.
Food and other necessary goods
This includes those involved in food production, processing, distribution, sale and delivery, as well as those essential to the provision of other key goods (for example hygenic and veterinary medicines).