Logistics businesses in the North of England could generate £35bn in economic benefits for the region by 2060 and create 80,000 jobs, according to a new report. However, the report from Transport for the North (TfN), warns that achieving this potential is reliant on public sector interventions to enable the predominantly private-sector logistics industry to operate more efficiently and boost its confidence to invest. John Cridland, chair of TfN, said: “This is an important report both for the private sector […]
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