A reshuffle of the DfT ministers has moved Claire Perry away from her responsibility for freight and logistics, despite her moving into the role just six months ago. She is replaced by Andrew Jones, Conservative MP for the Harrogate and Knaresborough area. Perry is to take responsibility for rail in her new position. The new line up follows the re-appointment of Patrick McLoughlin as secretary of state for transport last week. Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon has also joined the department, […]
Logistics UK has renewed its appeal to government to provide the clarity and systems hauliers require to ensure trade continues flowing after the Brexit transition period ends on 31 December 2020.
The FTA has reiterated previous calls for action over migrant build-ups in northern France after a new rail freight service to the port of Calais was postponed due to safety concerns.
Wincanton has moved to a new Southampton site to increase the work it does at the city’s port.