Whistl has promoted Michael Boulton to MD international. It said Boulton had been with the delivery management and parcels firm for six years in various sales and development roles. Over the last few years he has been part of the team responsible for driving Whistl’s international growth. Read more Whistl to recruit HGV drivers through Road to Logistics scheme Whistl ramps up drive into fulfilment with acquisition of Clientbase Whistl to move to 78,000sq ft Bristol depot Most recently he […]
Despite the continuing uncertainty over the UK economy and the future of foreign drivers post-Brexit, confidence amongst UK’s logistics businesses has risen from the historic low registered in the first half of 2016, according to a new survey. Although the latest UK Logistics Confidence Index from Barclays and Moore Stephens, remained depressed at 53 in the second half of 2016, compared with the high point two years ago of 71.4, it is at least up from the 51.8 low seen […]
Almost three quarters of UK international hauliers believe they will be negatively impacted by customs changes following the UK’s exit from the EU this month wih just 13% believing the impact will be positive.
Uncertainty over the immigration system after Brexit next year will compound the industry’s driver shortage and goods and services could grind to a halt, according to an FTA report.