Proposals to grant business groups the power to challenge unfair payment terms on behalf of their members are being considered by the government. As part of its plans to improve payment practices and crack down on overdue payments, the government wants to widen the powers currently given to representative bodies to allow them to act on behalf of small firms who wish to speak out against larger companies that delay paying their bills. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills’ […]
The idea of port-centric logistics – where imports are handled close to the port of entry and sent direct to their destination rather than via a central DC – has been given a boost by developments such as London Gateway and Liverpool2.
The RHA has warned that leaving the European single market and the European Union Customs Union “will inevitably add a degree of administrative cost” to UK operators and could slow down the supply chain.