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 […]
No end to the migrant crisis appears to be in sight for international vehicle operators crossing the Channel to the UK via Calais, after the town’s mayor Natacha Bouchart warned the problems there were not going to go away anytime soon. Her comments came as the UK’s Border Force confirmed there had been surge in the number of migrants caught in the first three months of this financial year attemting to make it to the UK.
Plans to ban LGVs from entering London during the busiest times of the day could be adopted by other cities across the UK, experts have said.