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 […]
Cambridgeshire haulier Bretts Transport said it had remained largely unaffected by both Brexit and the pandemic, as it reported an increase in turnover of 1.4% on an annualised basis.
DfT under fire over Brexit ferry deals as FTA prepares for the worse and Manston contingency is extended
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.
The RHA and FTA have attacked the Migration Advisory Committee’s call to favour high-skilled migrants after Brexit, warning it would amplify the skills shortage the logistics sector already faces.