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. The alert comes as Maersk confirmed it is rerouting its larger ships away from Felixstowe, which handles 36% of the country’s containerised freight, to European ports for redistribution to the UK via smaller vessels. Retailers Tesco and Ikea have also been hit by […]
PML MD Mike Parr (pictured) has waded into the escalating dispute over Kent County Council’s plan to ban trucks from parking in several areas of Kent for more than 45 minutes.
DFDS Logistics has acquired the Danish freight forwarding firm ICT Logistics, which it said would strengthen and develop its eastern European position.
Merger and acquisition deals in the UK logistics sector remain strong in the first half of 2021, despite the loss of 80,000 EU workers post-Brexit who were employed in the logistics sector.