Freight traffic on Brittany Ferries is set to increase by 15% on routes from the UK to Spain, the ferry operator is predicting. The company said it had seen a major decline in passenger traffic during a “season to forget” but that freight levels had stayed steady during the period, despite the impact of Covid-19. The ferry operator, which serves France, Spain, Ireland and the UK, added that there had been positive signs from the marketplace with several major customers […]
Last night’s news that we are now a major step closer to a damaging no-deal Brexit will be extremely unwelcome to the vast number of businesses that will be affected by this decision. Months of chaos caused by Covid-19 have further disrupted supply chains, and provided a worrying preview of what we could have to come next year.
International operators running to France have been urged to prepare for the introduction of the Ecotax, a levy on all trucks over 3.5t using 10,000 km of national roads (excluding tolled motorways) and 5,000 km of local roads.
Shipping giant DFDS is set to cull around 86 UK warehousing and logistics jobs as part of major cutbacks across the company as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.