Hauliers are calling on the Port of Felixstowe to get its house in order and tackle “outrageously long delays” at the port before the Christmas rush. Shipping lines cannot offload containers at the port because of lack of space and are having to re-route to other ports, including those based in mainland Europe whilst hauliers are reporting long queues at the port as goods are delayed. Last week, Taiwanese shipping firm Evergreen was forced to redirect one of its ships […]
Fourloughed workers should be encouraged to take up training opportunities, according to the British International Freight Association (BIFA).
The coronavirus is not my first pandemic. Back in 2009 when I was working in depot operations, I remember being briefed on a potentially dangerous virus called swine flu that was prevalent across the globe.
Record numbers of hauliers declined to move goods from France into Britain in the second week of January whilst those that did raised their prices significantly.