A new freight service has been launched from the Port of Liverpool which opens a direct link between the North West of England and Northern Spain and Portugal. Shipping company Containerships will offer a weekly loop service connecting Spain and Portugal to the UK and Ireland, largely for fresh foods, which the port says will help operators avoid long road trips during the Covid-19 pandemic and any delays at Channel ports that Brexit may bring. David Huck, MD at Port […]
Burnley-based EFS Global is back on the acquisition trail, snapping up freight forwarder AFI UK for an undisclosed sum. Mark Jones, EFS Global MD, said: “Our acquisition of AFI UK is another step forward in our expansion plans. “The business is a perfect fit and is a great addition to our group as we continue to focus on growing our reach and market share.” Read more EFS Global expands postcode coverage during Covid-19 pandemic EFS Global buys Caistor Distribution Palletways […]
A transport lawyer has added his voice to growing concerns that there will not be enough HGV access permits for operators wanting to enter the EU in the event of a no-deal Brexit.