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 […]
The government has put together draft legislation that will allow hauliers to continue to ply their loads across Europe and carry out cabotage under a new licence, dubbed the UK Licence for the Community.
Newly-formed Howard Tenens Logistics generated £36.4m in turnover in its first six months of trading, following a restructure of the group that saw it hiving off its property and distribution divisions.
Gefco has signed an €8bn (£7.15bn) exclusivity deal with former parent company PSA Peugeot Citroën, which will see it manage the company’s entire global supply chain.