The UK is in danger of failing to recruit the 50,000 customs agents needed to prevent major queues at its borders if it crashes out of Europe without a deal at the end of the year. The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is warning that the COVID-19 pandemic has delayed the recruitment and training of staff needed to process an additional 200 million customs declarations that will be required if the UK leaves Europe without securing a trade deal. BIFA […]
Online food orders soared 99.2% in October and web sales grew 60.1% year on year, sparking warnings that operators will need to review their planning ahead of the Christmas peak.
Europa Worldwide Group has revealed its results for the year ending 31 December 2019, showing turnover increased from £176m to £205m and net profit before tax increased to £6m from £5.2m in 2018.
The lead organisation overseeing the UK platooning trials has told motortransport.co.uk that the project is “very much still alive”, despite progress stalling due to the Covid-19 pandemic.