Freight

Lorry driving on the road

UK road freight prices surge to highest in ...

Jan 13, 2022No Comments

Industry index reveals a perfect storm of inflation and Brexit sent December road freight prices soaring. Businesses are also warned of further supply chain disruption

Lorries at Dover

Government playing ‘Russian roulette’ w...

Jan 11, 2022No Comments

The government is failing to monitor how many foreign lorries are entering and leaving the UK under revised cabotage rules introduced in October last year,

UK Border Control

Traffic commissioners offer guidance on new...

Jan 10, 2022No Comments

The traffic commissioners have made operators aware of the help and advice available about new customs rules that came into effect at the beginning of

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Warnings of December road freight price ris...

Dec 06, 2021Comments off

The CEO of Transport Exchange Group (TEG) – the UK’s leading online logistics platform – has warned of surging demand for road transport services in

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Emerging sustainability trends in the logis...

Nov 22, 2021Comments off

As flights for cargo transportation were grounded worldwide due to the pandemic, spikes in demand for shipping services escalated rapidly. Yet, a third of shipping

Basic food groups

‘No major supply chain issues,’...

Nov 08, 2021Comments off

Supermarkets said they were confident their supply chains were robust enough to ensure customer requirements were fulfilled in the run-up to Christmas. Reporting its interim

Containers stuck at Felixstowe

IRU back crisis call on global supply chain...

Nov 08, 2021Comments off

Member associations of the International Road Transport Union (IRU), the world road transport organisation, have voted for an emergency call to governments on dealing with

Container ship

Shippers warned to brace for fuel surcharge...

Oct 22, 2021Comments off

Resurgence in fuel prices, set to be passed on by carriers, means cargo owners will have to contend with higher bunker adjustment factors on top

Lorry driving along the road

Freight exchange app to help haulage operat...

Oct 19, 2021Comments off

One of the UK’s largest online freight exchange platforms, Returnloads (part of the Mandata Group), has launched a new smartphone app enabling its members to

Trucks waiting at a ferry port

Driver shortage: Government extends cabotag...

Oct 18, 2021Comments off

The Government is hoping to ease pressure on the country’s supply chains caused by the driver shortage by temporarily extending so-called ‘cabotage’ rights. The Department for