The UKWA has said the decision to leave the EU will have “serious global implications” that will bring “new challenges” to the British transport and warehousing industries. Speaking after 52% of the UK population voted to leave the union, the association’s chief executive Peter Ward said that he hoped the industry wouldn’t be faced with a “return to red tape and complex customs regulations”. Ward said: “Many of our members trade across Europe and have enjoyed the benefits of ‘logistics […]
Shipping giant DFDS is set to cull around 86 UK warehousing and logistics jobs as part of major cutbacks across the company as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Lack of warehouse building activity in Scotland has seen rents for 10-50,000ft² warehouses in Scotland grow three times faster year-on-year than the UK average.
A senior figure at one of the UK’s biggest logistics operations has admitted the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic could see businesses face “an Armageddon of liquidations” and a future based on “the survival of the fittest”.