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 double-digit rise in income from its expanding warehousing operation helped food logistics service provider Grocontinental achieve a 6% increase in turnover in the year to 31 October 2014.
The government will work to avoid the “disaster” of a hard border between the Northern Ireland and Ireland after Brexit by keeping customs regulation to a minimum, but the RHA said it has reservations about the lack of detail provided.
The UK’s continuing economic malaise is creating new business opportunities for pallet networks as own-account operators look to slim down their vehicle fleets, according to the boss of Pall-Ex.