Supply Chain

A simpler licencing system is needed to stimulate innovation

Better veterinary medicines regulations needed

By Michael Stones

Improved veterinary medicine regulations are needed urgently to help the EU safeguard food supplies and protect human health, according to a recent conference.

The British and French government should consider enlisting the help of troops: FTA

Calais chaos: ‘Consider bringing in the troops’: FTA

By Alice Foster

The government should consider enlisting the British Army to end the traffic chaos on this side of the Channel, which is costing the freight industry millions and causing misery for holidaymakers, suggests the Freight Transport Association (FTA).

The UK government should provide more support for dairy farmers

UK government must follow the French with dairy support

By Laurence Gibbons

The UK government should provide dairy farmers with similar support and financial backing given by its French counterpart to help secure sustainable milk supplies and fight against the “bleak future” it faces, according to the National Farmers Union (NFU).

The Calais area should be made a strike-free zone: FTA

Travel chaos costs freight industry £0.75M a day

By Michael Stones

Travel chaos caused on both sides of the channel by striking French ferry workers is costing the UK freight industry £750,000 a day, as another fatal trans-channel accident was reported on Friday.

The new detector aims to protect drivers against migrants entering their vehicles

New hi-tech answer to migrants in trucks

By Michael Stones

A new portable device designed to detect stowaways in trucks transporting vegetables, fruit and other goods has been launched by the Freight Transport Association (FTA), as the FTA Ireland urges its government to press for a resolution of the migrant...

Ranjit Singh

Seven tips for manufacturing success: 2 Sisters boss

By Michael Stones

The commitment to “never stop listening” was one of the seven secrets of success set out by 2 Sisters Food Group boss Ranjit Singh, as he collected an honorary degree from Nottingham Trent University.

Ranjit Singh

2 Sisters’ boss gets honorary degree

By Michael Stones

2 Sisters Food Group ceo Ranjit Singh is to receive an honorary degree from Nottingham Trent University, partly in recognition of his contribution to UK food manufacturing.

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