The government has today (7 October) set out further details around the creation of a number of Freeports across the UK to create jobs, drive investment and regenerate communities. Responding to the consultation on the proposals, the government confirmed that sea, air and rail ports in England will be invited to bid for Freeport status before the end of the year, with the government aiming for the first of the new sites to be open for business in 2021. It […]
Logistics UK has reacted with optimism to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) reached today (24 December) between the UK and EU but has cautioned that there is still much to be done to protect the nation’s supply chains, and the economy as a whole.
A new specialist consultancy for freight logistics has been launched to help businesses capitalise on IT opportunities.
A senior figure at one of the UK’s biggest logistics groups has claimed the Covid-19 pandemic will lead to more multi-user transport operations as companies look to cut costs.