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Europa Worldwide Group, which employs in excess of 500 people across 12 sites in the UK and Hong Kong, recently welcomed local primary school pupils to its £30 million facility in Dartford for the unveiling of an art installation designed by 11 year-old student Akua Asamoah.
Recruiters are predicting a 10% increase in driving staff demand while the sector continues to suffer a low availability of candidates.
Brazil’s latest and most modern container terminal, Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP), has reached a number of key targets. The 121 acre facility has the capacity to accommodate up to three 9,200 TEU vessels simultaneously.
As news relating to extended delays for freight services via the ports of Dover and Calais continues apace, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has stated that the cost for the UK logistics industry per day is a staggering £750,000.
The Chancellor’s surprise announcement in the Summer Budget to introduce a national living wage of £7.20 per hour for workers aged over 25 from next April is good news for both workers and employers.