Brittany Ferries has urged firms to send unaccompanied trailers via ports on the western channel designed to receive driverless loads, as demand rises. The ferry company said the need for drivers to provide negative Covid tests had driven the trend for unaccompanied loads travelling from the continent to UK ports such as Portsmouth and Poole. Ferry firms have reported reduced freight volumes in January as a consequence of Brexit concerns and stockpiling. However, Brittany Ferries said the proportion of unaccompanied […]
The idea of port-centric logistics – where imports are handled close to the port of entry and sent direct to their destination rather than via a central DC – has been given a boost by developments such as London Gateway and Liverpool2.
Logistics training specialist SP Training has claimed its first online CPC course generated “unprecedented multinational demand”.
The government is insisting its plans to build a lorry park outside Ashford, Kent ahead of Brexit are not a repeat of its Stanford West lorry park project.