Brit European Transport has pulled out of the UK carpet distribution business following the voluntary liquidation of its Belgium-based sister company, which specialises in the warehousing and distribution of carpets to the UK. The company insisted that the demise of Zeebrugge-based Brit European Transport NV would not have any long term impact on the group’s business in the UK. The company said the voluntary liquidation was prompted by “unsustainable” delivery rates, high employment costs, foreign exchange pressures and European red […]
Eurotunnel’s freight traffic volumes remained almost static in the Q3 2015, despite a summer of troubles in the port of Calais and further reports of “desperate” migrant activity in past days.
2016 saw the UK vote to leave the EU, Donald Trump preparing to move into his new house across the pond, and Sadiq Khan introduce unprecedented safety measures for operators working in London. But these headlines aside, 2016 has still been a busy year for the road transport sector. As we approach the end of the hugely eventful 2016, the MT team discuss the year’s key events, Brexit aside, and the things to look out for in the coming months. […]