The future of Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port factory is jeopardised by high manufacturing costs and Brexit, according to owner PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares. Tavares said Ellesmere Port’s manufacturing costs are double that of PSA’s Sochaux factory in France. “This is striking because the most cost-competitive place to make cars in Europe is not France because of labour costs. When you reach this kind of situation, it creates a risk,” he told MT. For the factory to make viable business sense, […]
Senior management at road transport operators in the UK do not believe that Brexit will damage their growth prospects in the short or medium-term, with a majority anticipating significantly or slightly better growth in 2018 and 2019.
New research reveals that, despite concerns about the economy, more companies intend to expand their warehousing than reduce it in the next two years.
The United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has given a cautious welcome to the government’s new Customs Declaration Service (CDS), which is due to be introduced shortly before Brexit.