Industry body, the British International Freight Association (BIFA) have released an update regarding the ongoing issues being experienced at UK Ports.
The statement outlines the problems that the freight industry has been experiencing since the implementation of a new operating system at the Port of Felixstowe back in June, shortages with HGV drivers and the subsequent issues that have been experienced as a result.
The full statement can be found here on the BIFA website.
At Velta we are continuing to make every effort to ensure that we minimise the disruption caused to our clients. This includes arranging bookings for full load cargo prior to vessel arrivals in an attempt to ensure delivery deadlines be met.
We will continue to monitor the situation and will update our clients with any developments as and when the y occur.
Should you have any questions please contact your Client Relationship Manager.