Fresh food logistics to and from the continent must be prioritised if it is to remain competitive after the UK leaves the EU, according to the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA). It said the £8.7bn trade in meat products, which keeps the just-in-time food supply chain moving, was about to “run into a huge brick wall” after the government refused to give it precedence over other products travelling through ports. The BMPA said an HGV carrying anything other than fresh […]
Government to enforce Operation Brock as Brexit contingency amid plans for 45 haulier advice centres
Logistics UK said hauliers should be reassured by the government’s contingency plans for any disruption on Kent roads in January, after it said it would introduce legislation to enforce Operation Brock.
Established in 1997, Prohire has enjoyed continuous growth from both existing and new business over the last 22 years, offering a full range of contract hire, rental and fleet management services for vehicles from car-derived vans to 44-tonne tractor units.
Trade associations have expressed concern that the general election in June could prevent government tackling pressing industry issues.