Operation Brock, launched yesterday in preparation for a no-deal Brexit, will be stood down as soon as possible, Highways England has confirmed. The announcement follows EU’s agreement to extend the Brexit deadline until the end of January 2020. Under Operation Brock, HGV traffic is managed on one side of the M20 heading to the cross-Channel ports in Kent. All other traffic is restricted to a contraflow system on the opposite carriageway. Read more Operation Brock to launch three days before […]
Britain’s ‘imminent’ departure from the European Union may have sparked huge debate across the UK logistics sector, with concerns of significant challenges throughout the international supply chain, but Brexit could also be a catalyst for change for the better for the industry, according to Clugston Distribution director Tim Doggett.
Trade associations have expressed concern that the general election in June could prevent government tackling pressing industry issues.
The government has challenged the logistics industry to boost the number of its female and ethnic minority employees.