The government must resolve groupage and parcel service issues to the EU after evidence showed that high rates and increased paperwork were threatening the profitability of SMEs, according to a Lords report. The EU Goods sub-committee said higher haulage rates and issues with groupage and parcel delivery services were piling the pressure on food and agricultural produce exporters, especially smaller businesses. It cited evidence from the Provision Trade Federation (PTF), which confirmed that higher haulage rates due to the post-Brexit […]
DSV Road has bumped up its surcharge levels to Europe by 25% to cover the cost of Brexit-related border delays and capacity issues.
Freight forwarding technology company E-Gistics has landed a government-funded £131,000 cash injection for its new online distribution platform which matches vendors and independent hauliers.
There are still 400 longer semi-trailer allocations available, the DfT has said, and operators only have four weeks to apply for them.