A majority of retailers think Brexit will have no impact on their supply chains – but they’re considering overhauling them anyway to cope with the demand from online shopping. A report into the retail supply chain in light of the referendum vote found 56% of retailers believe Brexit will not affect their supply chain strategy. This is despite 52% saying they are unprepared for pulling out of the EU. However, the continued rise of online shopping and the challenge of […]
Supply chain managers at the Post Office have voiced their discontent over a pay deal that would have seen them awarded an unconsolidated lump sum averaging 2.5% a year for two years.
Labour has warned that failure to strike an agreement with the EU in time for Brexit in 2019 will see the South East of England grind to a halt as trucks are queued back from Dover.
A hard Brexit could result in a shortage of both trucks and labour in the freight industry, according to the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).