Hungarian operator Waberer’s has opened a subsidiary in Felixstowe in a bid to double its business in the UK. The Budapest-based European haulage giant, which runs a fleet of more than 3,000 trucks, has also appointed Douglas French as development director of Waberer’s UK, which was incorporated at Companies House in July. Deputy CEO Ferenc Lajkó said: “Waberer’s has been transporting the goods of large English enterprises and manufacturers in the supply chain for more than half a century. By […]
UK and Irish governments are set to meet next month to discuss cabotage regulations after intense lobbying from Irish hauliers. For years hauliers in both countries have delivered trailers to ports, where they were collected for inward delivery by a driver working in that country. This practice falls foul of cabotage rules introduced in 2010 which say that an international driver can only carry out three domestic jobs within seven days once he has delivered his load. The dropped trailers […]
Brittany Ferries has urged firms to send unaccompanied trailers via ports on the western channel designed to receive driverless loads, as demand rises.
Ongoing capacity problems at some of the UK’s largest ports has occurred because of the three ‘Cs’ – Covid-19, Christmas and Customs, according to Logistics UK, which warned that delays could persist for months.