Honda’s plans to close its Swindon plant in 2022 come as yet another blow to hauliers operating in the automotive sector with unions warning that the move will threaten thousands of supply chain jobs across the UK. The Japanese car manufacturer will retain its European headquarters in Bracknell but will move its manufacturing capability at Swindon to Japan. The news closely follows Nissan’s announcement this month that it would build its new X-Trail model in Japan rather than Sunderland and […]
Operator EM Rogers saw its pre-tax profit soar last year in the wake of low fuel prices and a strong pound against the euro, but said the UK’s vote to leave the EU could now prove costly to its operation.
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.