Logistics UK has been invited to join the government’s Brexit Business Taskforce, providing advice about how logistics can overcome challenges posed by new trading arrangements. It said the invitation, made by the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Michael Gove, was in recognition of the group’s work helping the government to keep Britain trading throughout the Brexit process. David Wells (pictured), Logistics UK chief executive, said: “Logistics is the lifeblood of UK PLC – it is vital to all elements […]
The RHA has given a cautious welcome to the government’s decision this week to set up an industry taskforce to advise on the UK’s supply chain crisis but warned that ministers must act on its advice rather than use it as a “smokescreen” to hide a lack of government action.
The widow of a man killed on the M1 when he was struck by an HGV travelling at 56mph said it wouldn’t have happened if Smart motorways hadn’t been introduced.
The disused port of Stranraer in Scotland will be used as a lorry park for up to 300 HGVs in order to mitigate the “significant economic shock” brought about by a no-deal Brexit.