A global shortage of shipping containers is threatening UK supply chains, Walker Logistics warned this week. The company which offers end-to-end international air, sea, road or rail freight forwarding services is calling on retailers and manufacturers to order early to avoid delay. The container shortage has been created by a perfect storm of rising online demand for goods during the pandemic lockdown, combined with unprecedented volumes of personal protective equipment and medical supplies passing through the world’s ports. There has […]
Over 30 unemployed young people are set to join the Port of London Authority (PLA) in Gravesend and Forth Ports, including Tilbury Port, as part of the government’s £2.4bn Kickstart work programme.
The future of the transport and logistics sector will hinge on data, technology and increased collaboration, according to industry experts speaking at this week’s Multimodal exhibition at Birmingham NEC.
A shortage of HGV drivers brought about by the pandemic and self-isolation rules has meant garden waste collections in Exeter have been suspended.