Freight operator DFDS Seaways saw freight volumes increase in September after plunging 22% at the peak of the Covid-19 lockdown, according to its latest annual report. The Immingham-based company said the rise could be driven by “Covid-19 catch up” or businesses stocking up ahead of the end of the Brexit transition period and questioned if the increase was sustainable. The company’s results for the year to 31 December 2019 reveal turnover up by 1% to £63.5m (2018: £63.1m with pre-tax […]
Up to a dozen customs controls posts offering parking to tens of thousands of trucks are to be built across the country, with at least five earmarked for Kent, in preparation for the UK’s exit from the UK.
Fraikin jumped into action when a client needed DAF rigids on the road in time to help with vital hospital waste collections during the pandemic.
The government’s recent decision to phase in the introduction of customs controls on goods entering Great Britain from the EU from the start of 2021 has been widely welcomed as a “pragmatic” move, allowing UK hauliers more time to adjust. However, they could also put extra pressure on cashflow.