Moving the ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais to UK soil in the event of the UK leaving the EU would simply encourage more migrants to attempt to reach Britain by any means and could lead to a “free-for-all”, the FTA has warned.
Stourbridge, West Midlands firm Andyfreight has confirmed a three-year extension to a UK-wide distribution contract with US company Newell Rubbermaid.
Online retailer Amazon has announced it will open a 304,800m² fulfilment centre in Coalville, Leicestershire later this year.
East Yorkshire bulk powder haulier Simon Gibson Transport has been acquired by French logistics firm Groupe Charles André (GCA) for an undisclosed sum.
An interim agreement has been reached between the DVSA and unions Prospect and the PCS in their long-running dispute over terms and conditions for staff at the government agency.
The FTA has welcomed plans by the French authorities to dismantle a substantial part of the migrant camp in Calais in the next few days.
Birmingham vehicle operator Steve Benton Transport has signed a five-year deal with Goodyear for the provision of its Kmax (high mileage) and TreadMax (retread) tyres.
Llanelli-based family-run Owens Group has taken on 20 new Renault Range T tractive units after achieving fuel returns of up to 9.3mpg in a long-term trial.
Parcels firm UPS has said it can not comment further on an investigation into the discovery of more than £1.6m worth of cannabis (pictured), amphetamines and ecstasy at a parcels depot in Tamworth in December.
Boroughbridge, Yorkshire food distribution firm Reed Boardall has been granted planning approval for a 110,000ft² extension to one of its cold stores.