Over two thirds of logistics firms are predicting that Brexit will have an adverse effect on their business whilst more than half are unhappy at the level of government support, a report from Logistics UK and accountancy firm CBW has revealed. However the report also revealed signs of optimism with almost a third of logistics leaders more likely to undertake merger and acquisition (M&A) activity this year than in 2020, indicating the sector is set for further consolidation, with valuations […]
Falls in the value of sterling in the wake of the EU referendum have continued to hit Laser Transport International, which saw its pre-tax profit plunge by 64% last year.
Blackburn-based Kenyon Road Haulage has bought some of the assets of fellow Palletways member Gilbraith (TS) from owner Pollock (Scotrans).
16) Rob Flello MP Title: Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Freight Transport and MP for Stoke-on-Trent South Flello is the pre-eminent voice in Westminster when it comes to freight. Just before the election he said that it was “a largely misunderstood industry, often disregarded, or worse, by many in society, which sadly includes far too many MP’s and indeed ministers who don’t understand it”.