Posts tagged as delivery

Vilnius food delivery workers strike over unannounced rate cuts

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Some 80 Bolt Food couriers are staging a strike on Wednesday over the platform unilaterally reducing their hourly rates. The couriers will not be taking orders between 11:00 and 15:00. “Generally poor working conditions have been exacerbated by the Covid-19 induced quarantine, and courier patience was finally exhausted with a morning text message announcement at 8:37: ‘As of 9:00, the company is to lower the base hourly rate. Couriers are…

Locotractors to improve rail freight delivery in Lithuania

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Lithuanian rail freight operator LG Cargo is planning to add a new type of vehicle to its fleet. It is the locotractor, which provides more efficient shunting operations. With the help of these new units, the state-owned company will improve its first/mile services and be able to offer more reliable solutions for the customers. LG Cargo purchased five new locotractors from Zephir, the Italian manufacturing company. Three vehicles have already…