Temperature-controlled specialist Nagel Langdons saw its turnover rise 16% in 2016, but has warned that increased consumer price pressures as a result of Brexit could affect the stable growth generally associated with the sector. Turnover rose to £115.7m for the year-ending 31 December 2016, up 16% from £99.8m in the previous financial year, while pre-tax profit rose to £5.5m, up from £3.8m. In October Nagel Langdons took control of its sister company, Nagel Langdons (UK) – which increased sales by […]
Frozen food specialist Yearsley Logistics has added a blast freezing service at two sites, Belshill and Gillingham, using leased stand-alone freezer units from Dawsonrentals.
Unite members to stage protest at Department for Transport over ‘profoundly dangerous’ threat to safety regulations
Lorry drivers who are members of Unite have announced a protest at the Department for Transport at 2pm tomorrow (September 17) over growing fears that the government will weaken or suspend the rules governing lorry driving hours in the event of a no-deal Brexit. The existing driving regulations limit drivers to 56 hours of driving a week (including up to 10 hours a day). There are also strict rules on breaks and rest periods. However, the government has not denied […]
The FTA has warned that the supply chain is “set to disintegrate” if the status of European workers within the UK’s logistics sector is not settled as part of the ongoing Brexit negotiations.