The FTA has come out in favour of Manston Airport as a short to medium term contingency for Operation Stack, after it was revealed the government had paid approaching £6m to rent it. The figure was finally released after an internal review was conducted of the DfT decision not to release it initially. Senior civil servant Anthony Ferguson said that “the strong case in favour of disclosure is not outweighed by the arguments against”. As a result, in a letter […]
The logistics industry has welcomed the proposals in the Taylor review into self-employed workers as a sensible, half-way house that would provide those in the ‘gig economy’ more security while still affording businesses the flexibility they require.
United Pallet Networks (UPN) is to boost its route capacity in Spain and Portugal under a partnership deal with Trafertir Group.
Kinaxia subsidiary Foulger Transport has sealed a deal to provide customs clearance, warehousing and distribution services across the UK to French baby product retailer Babymoov.