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 […]
Hauliers are bracing themselves for more delays at Northern Ireland’s ports after Brexit checks on animal and food products were suspended at both Belfast and Larne ports this week following threats to customs staff.
Volta Trucks said the announcement of a ban on sales of petrol and diesel vans and cars by 2030 must be extended to HGVs due to their contribution to global warming.
The fragility of a just-in-time supply chain strategy was exposed in the last 18 months and operators are pivoting towards a just-in-case set-up to build resilience, according to a new report.