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. In a new report, The driver shortage: issues and trends, the FTA highlights the UK’s reliance on the 31,542 EU drivers in the sector; a figure up 25% from last year’s 25,109, and up 65% on 2014’s 19,062. The association’s deputy chief executive James Hookham urged the government “to ensure its Brexit negotiations […]
“Covid will evolve your business in ways you wouldn’t otherwise have seen for years,” analyst claims
The Covid-19 pandemic will speed the evolution of the transport and logistics sector and transform how some businesses operate, according to new research.
Great Bear Distribution, based in Chester, has announced a new contract with soft drinks producer Cott Beverages for warehousing services in the Midlands.
A selection of European businesses and trade bodies, including the FTA, has called for a Brexit transitionary period to ensure a frictionless customs and trade environment.