Brexit, trade wars, an economic slowdown in China and humanitarian crises on the regional doorstep – despite these headwinds, Amadou Diallo, DHL Global Forwarding CEO for the Middle East & Africa, isn’t worried.
British government says that comparing the two contracts is misleading.
P&O Ferries operates a fleet of 21 vessels on the Short Sea, North Sea and Irish Sea sectors across 11 ports whilst P&O Ferrymasters provides supply chain solutions in 19 European cities.
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, chairman and CEO of DP World, expressed his frustration over the UK's Brexit uncertainty during the World Government Forum in Dubai.
DP World will take a cautious approach with regard to supply chain and investments says Sulayem
Odgers Berndtson says the results are significant as current UK government contingency plans for a ‘hard Brexit’ are reliant on smaller, regional ports taking up the strain from congested mainline ports in the south of England.
Kuehne + Nagel says it has contingencies in place to ensure the smooth flow of goods, but called on UK law makers to avoid a 'hard Brexit'
MHE end users are turning to rental solutions to plug the gap as the UK hurtles toward a hard Brexit.
A lot of the positive talk has been about such box ports being ready for Brexit and other roll-on roll-off (ro-ro) ferry ports operated by the same owners being ready to take a bit of Dover’s traffic in case Dover is not.