P&O inadvertently slash European Channel capacity

Freight services between the UK and Europe continue to face suspension after P&O Ferries’ Dubai-based owner, DP World laid off 800 workers last week, amid a controversial restructuring exercise. There are consequences in overland supply chains that had not been considered by most. After announcing the immediate redundancy of 800 workers exactly a week ago, P&O said

French pension and fuel strikes

French workers are poised to start road blockades at ports from 9pm on Sunday, disrupting cross Channel traffic, should last-ditch talks fail to produce a settlement, that will prevent the ‘unlimited’ strikes. The protest is over plans to reform the French pension system, which affects everyone in France and has prompting wide-ranging actions across sectors,