The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is calling for major improvements to regional infrastructure to boost productivity and help England’s regions improve links with international markets. The Shaping regional infrastructure report, published today (20 April), found CBI members want to see a more joined-up approach to delivery across different types of infrastructure, from housing and energy, to transport. It argued for improved links between regional airports and ports. It said this will be even more important in a post-Brexit economy, […]
Unite has called for the public release of a government document leaked to the Guardian which details potential queues of up to 7,000 lorries across Kent after the Brexit transition period ends on 31 December.
Commercial vehicle manufacturing fell 15.5% in 2020, in what the SMMT said was “the worst year in a lifetime”.
“B2B carriers have got a problem” – DPD boss Dwain McDonald on surging volumes and the Brexit “car crash”
My interview with DPD chief executive Dwain McDonald coincides neatly with yet another milestone in the parcel carrier’s rapid growth over recent months.