Spain is Speedy Freight’s European springboard

UK national courier company Speedy Freight has launched its first ever EU branch, in Spain.  Headed by manager Ian Boardman, it is in the Orihuela Costa area of Alicante. As well as providing specialist courier services to the provinces of Valencia and Murcia, the branch will also be taking on jobs throughout the Iberian Peninsula.  The company said that establishing a Spanish hub will further aid growth in the region with key clients in the construction, food manufacturing ... [+]

Shipments set to slow, warns Speedy Freight

Six months on from the end of the transition period between the UK and EU governments, driver shortages remain the single biggest crisis in the haulage industry, says courier, Speedy Freight.  The current shortage, which affects both HGV drivers and drivers of small vans is due many European drivers leaving the country ... [+]

Stuck in a queue with just a portaloo

The welfare of drivers stuck in queues trying to cross the Channel has become the biggest Brexit issue, says express courier firm Speedy Freight. Its drivers report that facilities are not adequate for either the number of drivers delayed, or the length of time drivers are forced to wait. One driver ... [+]

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