Border Force will have prevented the entry of 80,000 migrants by the end of 2015, it has predicted. UK Border Force assistant director Andy Coram discussed the figures at the RHA Compliance Conference on 9 September, where he compared the predicted 80,000 entry attempts to 40,000 in 2014 and just 18,000 in 2013. “This isn’t just caused by organised crime gangs,” said Coram. “We’re all aware of the international disruption and the war-torn countries that drive the migrant problem and […]
The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has pressed chancellor George Osborne to reconsider making a training fund available for the industry, after hopes were dashed in the Autumn Statement last week.
New freight service from Dunkirk to Liverpool launched as post-Brexit congestion at channel ports continues
A new freight service from France to the Port of Liverpool which offers suppliers a way to avoid the post-Brexit delays at the Channel Ports has been launched by Containerships, part of the global CMA CGM shipping group.
FM Conway has launched an HGV driver apprenticeship scheme to help tackle the UK’s driver shortfall.