Brian Yeardley Continental has warned that the closure of the Folkestone Harbour and Alconbury truckstops, combined with the shutting down of French truckstops near Calais, could force UK drivers to exceed driving hours. Hauliers have suffered a slew of truckstop closures in recent weeks, in the UK and France. The A1(M) Alconbury truck stop closed earlier this month, after owner Maritime Transport’s decision to use it for its own, expanding fleet. This was followed by news that Folkestone Harbour truck […]
It is impossible to stop the migrant problem at Calais, only a co-ordinated effort to address the issue at source will bring respite to hauliers crossing The Channel, Eurotunnel has said.
More than 67,000 employees working in the logistics sector are regarded as not being proficient in their jobs, according to a report by a government advisory body.
The FTA has welcomed the decision to extend the longer semi-trailer trial in both scope and length.