The transport industry has given a mixed reaction to today’s (3 March) Spring Budget. Logistics UK welcomed chancellor Rishi Sunak’s moves to support the recovery of the economy, including a freeze in fuel duty and extension to the furlough scheme, but said the industry needed to see greater investment in training programmes to help fill growing job vacancies. Meanwhile, e-commerce specialist Parcelhero warned the Budget would “fail to rescue retail or bail out business”. Alex Veitch, general manager of public […]
A haulier within the AET Transport Group of companies has been placed into liquidation following sustained losses compounded by the impact of the coronavirus.
The RHA is warning that customs posts on either side of the Irish border would harm the economy.
Kuehne + Nagel’s acquisition of international groupage specialist RH Freight in March last year caught many in the industry – including Motor Transport it has to be said – by surprise. But it was all part of the Swiss-owned global logistics business’ long term strategy, as Glenn Lindfield, KN’s senior vice president for contract logistics in North West Europe, tells Steve Hobson Unlike some other logistics firms who spend big money promoting their brands, family-owned Swiss logistics giant Kuehne + […]