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, […]
Switch to unaccompanied freight model to avoid Brexit border delays at Channel Ports, says Peel Ports
Hauliers could avoid Brexit border delays at the Channel Ports by sending freight unaccompanied via other locations, according to Peel Ports.
A transport lawyer has warned that there could be a reduction in demand for international haulage and logistics if the UK votes to leave the EU on Thursday.
The skills shortage, Brexit and the push towards low-emission vehicles are the biggest issues facing the road transport industry, the chief executive of the RHA has said.