Logistics UK has warned that time is fast running out for international operators to become familiar with complex new paperwork and IT systems being introduced when the UK leaves the EU on January 1, 2021. “With less than 150 days left to the UK’s EU departure, the time to take action is now,” urged Logistics UK director of policy Elizabeth de Jong. “Operators must be ready to switch to new systems and new methods of trading if their businesses are […]
Eddie Stobart and the Unite union will start talks at Acas this Thursday (15 November) in a bid to end the row over drivers’ jobs at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. A spokesman for Eddie Stobart confirmed to Motortransport.co.uk that the operator’s MD David Pickering will personally attending the talks with Unite at Acas. The move comes after a 72-hour walkout by 180 Unite driver members facing redundancy at the DC. This included a demo outside a Tesco store in Westminster. Eddie Stobart […]
Felixstowe port has warned that the high container volumes it is currently dealing with could last into the new year, but that it remained “fully operational”.
The DVLA has confirmed that as of today (4 June), the expiry date of photocard driving licences has been extended by seven months, following a change of EU regulations.