MPs have accused the government of failing to respond to allegations that it illegally awarded ferry contracts to three operators as part of Brexit ‘no deal’ contingency plans. As the FTA announced it was continuing to advise members about managing UK-EU trade flows in the event of the country crashing out of Europe with no deal, the transport select committee said it had received allegations that ferry contracts handed to Seaborne Freight, DFDS and Brittany Ferries were unlawful. The government […]
A “trail blazing” scheme for hauliers that pays £75 for each container moved by rail has expanded to offer a coastal and short sea shipping solution as well.
Temperature-controlled specialist Nagel Langdons saw its turnover rise 16% in 2016, but has warned that increased consumer price pressures as a result of Brexit could affect the stable growth generally associated with the sector.