5,000 more customs staff needed after Brexit

HMRC head Jon Thompson has told MPs that it could take up to 5,000 extra staff to handle the additional customs and border checks following Brexit. – just a month after the government set out its proposals for a future customs relationship with the EU. Thompson warned the House of Commons Treasury Committee that the…

Eddie Stobart offers training for logistics industry

Eddie Stobart expanded its inhouse training academy to include the wider logistics and supply chain industry. The academy was originally opened back in 2015 to help attract and retain Eddie Stobart staff. “Safeguarding the flexibility and agility of our industry is a responsibility we take very seriously,” said Alex Laffey, chief executive of Eddie Stobart.…