The haulage industry has slammed the DfT and Highways England for failing to give hauliers advance warning of a series of overnight closures on the M26, which began last week. The closures are part of Operation Brock, the government’s contingency plan that will enable the M26, parts of the M20 and the disused Manston Airport in Kent to be used as lorry parks if a no-deal Brexit results in congestion at the Channel ports. The M26 works saw site surveys […]
A permanent lorry parking area with space for 3,600 lorries in Kent has been given the green light as a long term solution to the problems caused by Operation Stack.
Family-run Lincolnshire haulage firm Brit-Pol has secured a £2.5m invoice discounting facility, enabling it to extend its export and import markets and establish a new office in Poland.
“We’ve had to right-size the business” – Simon Hobbs on a challenging first 10 months as Kinaxia chief executive
When Simon Hobbs says his induction as new Kinaxia boss wasn’t what he expected it sounds like the understatement of the year. Within weeks of taking the reins back in late January, the Covid crisis saw volumes across the group slump by 35% and cash quickly begin to drain.