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. According to data from German software firm Transporeon, which monitors transportation prices and movement rates, prices to transport goods from France to the UK rose by more than 50% in the second week of January, compared with the third quarter in 2020. Meanwhile rejection rates increased by 168%. This compares to a 102% jump […]
Glasgow haulier John G Russell (Transport) has warned the distribution sector of a “difficult” 12 months ahead as costs keep rising while rates and profit margins continue to stagnate. Alan Poulton, chief executive, logistics at the group, told MT the firm was finding it increasingly difficult to squeeze further efficiencies out of its operation and said that, in terms of rates: “We are not getting, and have not got for some time now, an increase that reflects the quality and […]
A hard Brexit would make a hard border “inevitable” between Northern Ireland and Ireland, MPs have warned
Davies Turner has donated 25 pallets of Hunter Boot’s women’s wellingtons to the London Ambulance Service to help protect staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.