Tuesday 13th Nov 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Transport minister resigns over Brexit

Transport minister Jo Johnson has resigned from the government saying he cannot support the government’s proposed Brexit deal and calling for a public vote on the plan.

Automotive supplier closes two factories and DC

Schaeffler, the automotive component manufacturer, has set out plans to close its logistics centre at Sutton Coldfield along with factories at Plymouth and Llanelli, as part of a plan to move production to sites outside the UK.

RHA astonished by ex-Brexit secretary’s claims

Claims by ex-Brexit secretary David Davis that there won’t be border delays at Dover–Calais even if there’s a no-deal Brexit have left the Road Haulage Association “astonished”.

The Budget: what about Brexit?

British International Freight Association has welcomed aspects of Philip Hammond’s Budget but notes Brexit remains a priority and that its members want to see an agreement on trade and customs as an urgent priority which is of “much greater importance to the work of our members than anything announced in yesterday’s budget.”  

Most logistics operators expect to grow

Three quarters of logistics companies expect their business to grow next year, according to a survey of 370 freight and logistics operators by the Freight Transport Association in partnership with Santander.

UK border not ready for no-deal Brexit

UK border operation may not be ready for a no-deal Brexit, the National Audit Office has warned. And even if there is a withdrawal agreement, “significant challenges lie ahead to ensure the UK border is fully functioning.

Get ready for worst-case Brexit, warns FTA

The Freight Transport Association is advising companies to be prepared for a worst case Brexit scenario, in the light of the lack of progress in the negotiations between the UK and EU.

Brexit briefing

Latest information on the Brexit process and target dates for the next steps…