Draconian measures that will significantly increase red tape and delays for goods sent between the UK and Northern Ireland will go ahead on 1 April, after the government failed to extend a grace period. A meeting of the UK-EU Joint Committee this week ended without agreement on a waiver of customs declarations, paving the way for “severe” consequences for parcel deliveries and supermarket food supplies between NI and mainland Britain. In a statement following the meeting from the co-chairs of […]
The public’s growing appetite for home food deliveries has prompted Yodel and recipe box company Gousto to extend their partnership.
Heathrow-based courier Crossflight has acquired the operations of North London firm DDI Worldwide as part of its expansion strategy. As of today (7 January), Crossflight will run DDI’s express courier, UK overnight and mail services out of its headquarters in Heathrow. Crossflight said the move will be seamless for all of DDI’s customers and the combined company will operate under the Crossflight brand. Crossflight MD Richard Stoughton said: “This important acquisition not only allows us to grow our business further, […]
The FTA has welcomed the government’s decision to slash the cost of using the Severn Bridges but said it should have gone further.