The “sluggish” approach some hauliers are taking to preparing for Brexit is shocking, according to Morrison Freight MD Lee Steward. MD Lee Steward said the Ipswich-based firm, which operates a fleet of 40 trucks and 60 trailers, has won three new clients on the back of its preparations for Brexit. The international freight transportation and warehousing company has introduced a range of measures aimed at combating the possible impact of Brexit. These include gaining Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status, which […]
The CEO of the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has warned that global political and economic uncertainty linked to societal shifts and changing consumer behaviour is creating “a perfect storm that is driving an unprecedented pace of change within the logistics sector”.
The DfT has been lambasted by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for failing to ensure sufficient cross-channel freight capacity in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Government plans requiring UK employers to conduct immediate “right to work” checks on all EU staff in the event of a no-deal Brexit are unworkable and could spell catastrophe for the logistics supply chain, according to the FTA.