£8m for customs intermediaries and traders

Customs intermediaries and traders completing customs declarations can apply for grants to support training and IT under a £8 million government scheme designed to increase capacity in the sector ahead of Brexit in March 2019.

Urban delivery project wins German government award

Dachser has won a German government award for an urban delivery project in Stuttgart, which, the company says, reduces CO2 emissions per shipment by 24 per cent, particulates emissions by 32 per cent, and nitrogen oxide emissions by 26 per cent.

Daimler to invest €20bn in battery cells

Daimler has set out plans to buy €20 billion of battery cells saying: “We are systematically pushing forward with the transformation into the electric future of our company.”