The North East Freight Partnership wants to hear operator views on the impact Brexit will have on the logistics sector in the North East. It has put a call out to industry to take part in the following short survey: “Brexit has the potential to present challenges and opportunities for the freight and logistics sector in the North East. Customs clearance requirements may become more pronounced and the markets the region’s businesses serve may change, representing a challenge to the supply […]
Despite the continuing uncertainty over the UK economy and the future of foreign drivers post-Brexit, confidence amongst UK’s logistics businesses has risen from the historic low registered in the first half of 2016, according to a new survey. Although the latest UK Logistics Confidence Index from Barclays and Moore Stephens, remained depressed at 53 in the second half of 2016, compared with the high point two years ago of 71.4, it is at least up from the 51.8 low seen […]
A no-deal Brexit will have a “severe” impact on the automotive sector, raising prices for customers and disrupting the industry’s just-in-time operating model, EU automotive organisations warned this week.
Turnover at county Durham car transporter Beamish Transport plummeted by 20% in 2018 “arguably because of Brexit uncertainty”, according to its administrator.