The creation of a northern powerhouse hangs in the balance following the EU referendum result, unless international trade is addressed as a matter of urgency, the FTA has warned. Malcolm Bingham, FTA head of policy for the north of England, said infrastructure investment in northern England over the next five years is more or less secured, barring legislative changes. But the public vote to leave the EU could affect trade supplies between the continent and ports such as Immingham, Hull […]
Samworth Brothers Supply Chain driver Matthew Pickering has been named the FTA’s Truck Driver of the Year 44-tonne 2016, following a hard-fought contest.
Brexit has left UK hauliers “like Bambi caught in the headlights” exposing them to an aggressive expansion push by Lithuanian logistics giant Girteka Logistics, according to its strategic director Kristian Kaas Mortensen.
A five-point plan explaining how gridlock can be avoided at Dover with goods continuing to stream through ports after Brexit has been presented to the government, with a plea to keep “order at the border”.