Hauliers are still facing serious issues travelling via Welsh ports to Ireland which is resulting in a major fall-off of trade through the ports, according to the RHA. Rhys Williams, RHA regional operations manager for Wales, said: “There’s a serious issue with HGV traffic transiting through the Welsh ports. “I’m in regular dialogue with the Welsh government, who have also expressed their concern about the viability and future of the Welsh ports. “It’s not just Holyhead (pictured), but also the […]
HGV traffic to and from Ireland via Holyhead has slumped by around a third, according to port operator Stena Line.
The RHA is warning the government not to create fleets of stranded assets as it moves to phase out diesel powered HGVs.
After a difficult period in 2016, when the future of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics’ UK operation faced an uncertain future, the business has since been restructured, refinanced and had a new management team installed.