A transport lawyer has added his voice to growing concerns that there will not be enough HGV access permits for operators wanting to enter the EU in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Tim Culpin, transport partner at Aaron & Partners, said there would “simply not be enough” European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) permits available to meet demand should a ‘no deal’ be agreed. Culpin urged operators to prepare for the UK to crash out of the EU […]
A €3.2bn (£2.3bn) acquisition of French transport and logistics giant Norbert Dentressangle by US group XPO Logistics could be just the first in a series of takeovers of European companies the Greenwich, Connecticut firm’s chairman Bradley Jacobs has said.
The FTA has warned that the supply chain is “set to disintegrate” if the status of European workers within the UK’s logistics sector is not settled as part of the ongoing Brexit negotiations.
International transport charity Transaid is part of a consortium which is to investigate how to identify and prevent human trafficking along key trade corridors in East Africa.