Almost 80 stowaways were discovered inside two lorries in separate incidents last week, just days after scores were found hiding in four lorries in Harwich. A Home Office spokeswoman said Border Force officers conducted a “proactive search” of a Hungarian-registered HGV, which had arrived on a freight vessel at Humber Sea Terminal in Killingholme on 14 June. Inside they found 51 stowaways from Albania, with one believed to be pregnant and who was taken to hospital. The spokeswoman said: “The […]
A haulage company whose vehicle was involved in a fatal collision with a cyclist because the driver’s vision was obscured by a table top on the dashboard has now had its licence revoked.
Growing demand for warehousing and a “critical” shortage of industrial land has seen a controversial plan to build a £73m logistics hub on Green Belt land near Wigan, given the green light by the government.
Travel relating to logistics businesses is essential and should not be challenged, government tells police
All travel relating to the operation of logistics business has been designated as essential travel by the government during the COVID-19 pandemic.