Iveco builder CNH Industrial has announced it is closing some of its European manufacturing plants this month in response to disruptions and shortages of core components, particularly semiconductors. In a statement it said: “CNH Industrial is constantly reviewing its production schedules in response to this highly dynamic environment and plans to shut the concerned plants for no longer than eight working days in the month of October. Read more Semiconductor shortage slows upturn in commercial vehicle production UK operators face […]
The UK wants to redraw the post-Brexit trading arrangements it agreed with the EU for Northern Ireland, citing “profound difficulties” affecting the movement of trade.
The government has refused to place HGV drivers on the skilled occupation list, saying the public “repeatedly voted” for immigration to be controlled and employers should recruit British workers instead.
Brittany Ferries is launching three new weekly freight-only sailings between Ireland and France. They will begin this Thursday (4 February) with a sailing between Rosslare and St Malo.