Deliveries from Arla’s Aylesbury distribution centre are facing major delays after vegan climate activists blockaded all entrances and exits this morning (31 August). Around 50 activists from Animal Rebellion, which is affiliated to climate campaign group Extinction Rebellion, blocked the gates to Arla’s DC, at around 5am. The protesters locked on to bamboo structures and concrete barricades to prevent lorries from gaining access. Other campaigners are chained to a van with a banner stretched across one side reading “Plant-based by […]
The HGV driver shortage is creating a backlog of containers at the Port of Felixstowe which could create “a serious issue” for the UK supply chain in the run up to Christmas, Logistics UK warned this week.
A deputy traffic commissioner has ordered that the owner of a haulage firm whose vehicle crashed through a central reservation and killed two men should never be allowed to operate HGVs again in the UK.