Almost a quarter (22 per cent) of UK businesses with EU suppliers are having difficulty securing contracts which run after March 2019, according to a study by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply published just as the UK & EU agreed the terms of the Brexit transition.
UPS is making use of a new battery charging technology that will allow it to increase the number of electric vehicles operating from its central London site from 65 to all 170 trucks based there.
Brexit could cost UK companies £27 billion in “red tape” – the direct cost of new WTO tariffs and non-tariff barriers, according to a study from management consultants Oliver Wyman and law firm Clifford Chance.
The European Sea Ports Organisation has called on Brexit negotiators to prioritise maritime transport in the second phase of negotiations.
Shipping minister Nusrat Ghani visited DP World London Gateway on Thursday to celebrate International Women’s Day.