Anyone looking for insight into what Brexit holds for the economy of the United Kingdom should definitely not read the Department for Exiting the European Union Sectoral Analyses. Those familiar with road transport industry will find little to further educate the way they run their business, or respond to challenges in the sector. Report number 33, the ‘Road Haulage and Passenger Transport Sector Report’ avoids any kind of plot twist in its cold open: “Haulage companies range from large logistics […]
Hauliers in Northern Ireland said they had become “deeply concerned” by the lack of government engagement about how trade will continue between their country and mainland UK after Brexit.
Wincanton chief calls for fast track training as client Ikea reports delivery delays due to driver shortage
The driver shortage is continuing to impact on retailers with flat pack giant Ikea reporting difficulties delivering around 10% of its stock and Accolade, the UK’s largest wine firm warning that Christmas stocks of wine are under threat.
Trade associations have criticised the no deal Brexit papers published today, accusing the contingency plans of falling far short of what would be required to keep Britain trading.