Falls in the value of sterling in the wake of the EU referendum have continued to hit Laser Transport International, which saw its pre-tax profit plunge by 64% last year. In its latest results for the year to 31 December 2017, the Hythe-based company reported that whilst turnover had risen by almost 3% to £17.3m (2016: £16.8m), pre-tax profit plummeted to £16.6m (2016: £45.7m) in the period. In its analysis of the results, the Palletline member said that despite “robust” […]
Hauliers could face 30-mile tailbacks to ports on both sides of the Channel if the final Brexit deal involves mandatory customs and sanitary checks at the French ferry terminal, according to Port of Calais chief Jean-Marc Puissesseau.
Hauliers are racing to grab a share of the permits that will allow them to continue to operate in Europe in the event of a no-deal Brexit outcome.
Brexit might well be the defining moment of our times but what comes after? How do we build a future for our industry that honours the current workforce while safeguarding employment for the next generation?