Hauliers looking to avoid post-Brexit border disruption are invited to an RHA seminar on the TIR international customs transit system tomorrow (17 February). TIR, which operates across all EU countries and beyond, helps hauliers to avoid the use of national transit procedures through the use of customs-sealed containers. It is operated by the International Road Transport Union (IRU) and UK hauliers can apply to join it as members of either the RHA or Logistics UK. To comply, operators must meet […]
Firethorn Trust is looking to build a 500,000sq ft logistics park in Peterborough with plans to open it in the summer of 2022.
DHL Supply Chain has signed a ‘joint business development plan’ agreement with Unilever, as part of the latter’s strategy to work more closely with key suppliers. Both companies have pledged to carry out a number of collaborative initiatives, including: increasing speed to market and efficiency; cost reduction and sustainable practices; and seeking ways to slash CO² and reduce logistics operation waste. Pier Luigi Sigismondi, chief supply chain officer, Unilever, says: “It is essential that we work closely together with our […]
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.