Courier firm Speedy Freight said leading national brands are still facing “massive challenges” in moving products six months on from the UK’s departure from the EU. Clients facing the worst delays are those shipping products of animal origins, the company said, with the new, longer sign-off process on both sides of the border creating delays of up to 72 hours for some shipments. Those involved have incurred “massive fines”. Driver shortages remain “the single biggest crisis in the haulage industry”, […]
Fears that a Kent village could become the country’s first post-Brexit lorry park after a four-acre site in Romney Marsh was put up for auction have been allayed after it failed to reach the asking price.
A renewed pay offer by DHL Supply Chain to its Wagon Wheel workers in Liverpool has resulted in strike action being suspended – but Unite warned industrial action could ramp up again.
Haulage and logistics can forget a return to pre-pandemic sales unless it embraces the “low touch economy”, with investment in autonomous vehicles, localised supply chains and contactless delivery processes, according to a new report.