Services for EU-bound HGVs at the Manston Airport site are being suspended in what Kent Police are hailing as a first step towards a return to “business as usual” on the county’s roads following the end of the Brexit transition. From next Sunday (21 March) freight heading for the Port of Dover will no longer be directed to attend the DfT site at the airfield. In addition the site will no longer offer Covid-19 tests or customs checks for hauliers. […]
John G Russell (Transport) said it had benefitted from months of empty roads over the last year, which helped boost fleet productivity, fuel consumption and would result in strong financial results.
More than a third of transport and logistics businesses have increased their customer communications in response to the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Claims that the UK supply chain is “in danger of collapsing” as a result of delivery failures and delays caused by migrants attempting to stow away in vehicles passing through Calais are “an exaggeration”, according to the Food Storage & Distribution Federation (FSDF).