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New immigration policy slammed by freight industry groups

Freight and logistics groups slam new immigration policy

Freight and logistics industry groups have urged the Government to reconsider its new points-based immigration system which will limit the number of low-skilled workers entering the UK.

Freight truck crime on the rise

Freight truck crime on the rise

Theft from road vehicles accounts for 60% of reported cargo crime with food and beverages among the most targeted commodities, according to a new report from TT Club and BSI

Shipping containers helping to change the food landscape

Shipping containers helping to change the food landscape

US agri-tech business Freight Farms has established itself as the leader in the containerised agriculture industry and the first company to integrate smart, hydroponic, vertical farming into an intermodal freight container.

HS2 green light: Industry reaction

HS2 green light: Industry reaction

The Government has confirmed HS2 will be delivered in full, with work on Phases 1 and 2A given the green light to commence immediately and Phase 2B to be developed towards implementation.

Government confirms introduction of imports controls

Government confirms introduction of imports controls

The Government has confirmed plans to introduce import controls on EU goods at the border after the transition period ends on 31 December 2020.