Claims that the UK supply chain is “in danger of collapsing” as a result of delivery failures and delays caused by migrants attempting to stow away in vehicles passing through Calais are “an exaggeration”, according to the Food Storage & Distribution Federation (FSDF). The claim was made by the FTA amid calls for the UK government to bring more pressure to bear on French authorities to deal with the migrant problem in northern France. But FSDF chief executive Chris Sturman […]
XPO Logistics is flexing its muscles and partnering with sports event organiser Ironman to transport its race infrastructure across Europe.
The FTA said a plan by the government to establish 10 freeports in the UK as part of its “levelling-up” agenda has the potential to unlock significant opportunities for international trade.
Any charges for using the new Lower Thames Crossing must be similar to those at Dartford if the new route is to effectively relieve congestion, the FTA has warned.