Senior decision makers in the UK logistics industry are backing Brexit on 23 June, according to an online poll conducted on Motortransport.co.uk. . At the time of writing, 624 readers had responded to our poll on voting intentions on the EU referendum. More than half (54%) or 336 said they would be voting to leave the EU, compared with 262 who intend to vote to stay in (42%). Just 4% of readers said they were undecided. In response to ‘Do […]
Uncertainty over EU workers’ future employment rights is a “major concern” given that 10% of the UK’s driver workforce is from the EU, the FTA has warned.
The United Pallet Network (UPN) has upgraded its IT to provide real-time, instant pricing, quotes and online ordering for Europe, as it looks to facilitate more cross border trade within its membership.
They told us it would happen: in April 2012, advisory firm KPMG predicted a flurry of mergers and acquisitions in the logistics and distribution sector during the year… and that’s exactly what we got. Top of the pile in terms of the most noteworthy was undoubtedly the UPS/TNT Express merger announced in March and set to create a £37bn turnover logistics giant. The takeover was described at the time by TNT Express chief executive Marie-Christine Lombard as a move that […]