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 […]
Trailer manufacturers and dealers are warning of a “trailer drought” in the UK ahead of the Black Friday and Christmas peaks, with prices for second hand trailers reaching unprecedented levels.
Logistics firm Advanced Supply Chain Group is to cut around 30 jobs in the face of the coronavirus outbreak just days after slamming the government for making its rescue funding for firms hit by the pandemic far too complex.
The collapse of British Steel stopped Prestons of Potto making a profit last year, but its owner said the Northallerton company was now back in the black.