DP World, which owns P&O Ferries, is “ready to go and awaiting the opportunity” to help the rapid roll out of Covid-19 vaccines across the UK for free. The company told motortransport.co.uk this week it has the infrastructure and capacity to help deploy the vaccine, pointing to deep water ports with freight rail terminals at London Gateway and Southampton and its P&O Ferries business which made 27,000 crossings last year on eight major routes between Britain, France, Northern Ireland, the […]
The chief executive of the DVSA has told an influential group of MPs that traffic commissioners should be “abolished” and operator cases pursued through the courts instead. Giving evidence to the transport select committee, which is currently investigating the work of the enforcement agency, outgoing chief Gareth Llewellyn described the TCs as “anachronistic” and said a significant amount of money could be saved by doing away with them. He said: “In the operator world there’s a group called the traffic […]
Online retail sales were up 53% year-on-year in September, according to latest ONS figures, providing more evidence that we’re heading towards a ‘digital Christmas’.
The government has confirmed that around 50,000 workers will need to be recruited to fill out customs paperwork for trade with the EU after Brexit in a Canada-style deal.