Brexit uncertainty and slowing sales have forced SDC Trailers to look at cutting “a number of jobs” at its plants in Mansfield and Toomebridge in Northern Ireland, the manufacturer revealed this week. The planned cuts also follow the loss of SDC Trailers’ major chassis building contract for Peterborough-based trailer manufacturer Lawrence David. The chassis deal saw Toomebridge, County Antrim-based SDC Trailers making around 4,000 chassis a year for Lawrence David. However the sale of 75% of Lawrence David to Polish […]
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.
The North East Freight Partnership wants to hear operator views on the impact Brexit will have on the logistics sector in the North East.
Hauliers could face 30-mile tailbacks to ports on both sides of the Channel if the final Brexit deal involves mandatory customs and sanitary checks at the French ferry terminal, according to Port of Calais chief Jean-Marc Puissesseau.