Even if customs clearance is reinstated following Brexit, leaving the EU remains the best thing for the UK, according to Europa Worldwide Group MD Andrew Baxter. Dartford-based Europa has a 45/55% split in its European/UK freight volume and plans to increase exports to the continent. “It would be much better if customs clearance was not reinstated. But Brexit is the right thing for the UK even if it means it is,” he said. He added that the prime minister had […]
A year after acquiring a 90% controlling stake in Europa Worldwide Logistics, MD Andrew Baxter said the firm is on track to hit its growth targets, although that will come with a short-term dip in profit. Baxter told MT: “It is our objective to be the number one groupage operator in the UK. That will be achieved, but there is a question of how long it will take to achieve that. Our growth will be held up because we are […]
Eurotunnel’s freight traffic volumes remained almost static in the Q3 2015, despite a summer of troubles in the port of Calais and further reports of “desperate” migrant activity in past days.