Brexit checks on animal and food products have been resumed at Larne port in Northern Ireland after a police investigation into alleged threats to staff concluded it was safe for them to return to work. The police investigation followed Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s decision last week to remove twelve environmental health staff from the port “with immediate effect”, after reports of “an upsurge in sinister and menacing behaviour in recent weeks”. At the same time Northern Ireland’s Department […]
Next year the speculation surrounding the UK’s exit from the EU becomes a reality. In the first of a series of briefings for members following several meetings with government ministers and officials, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett looks at the knowns and unknowns of Brexit.
Culina Logistics has shortened ambient supply chains for supermarket giant Tesco, with the roll-out of a new ‘Day 1 for Day 2’ delivery service. The logistics firm will consolidate suppliers’ deliveries at its multi-user facility in Wolverhampton, for onward trunking to Tesco’s NDC network on a six-day Monday to Saturday cycle. Culina says the ambient grocery market has traditionally operated with orders being placed on Day 1 for delivery on Day 3 across a five-day Monday to Friday cycle, but […]
New truck cab designs will include larger windscreens and have more streamlined bodies after MEPs passed a law to do away with ‘brick-shaped’ lorries.