Failure to ensure fluid cross-border trade post-Brexit will be “catastrophic” for UK business, the RHA warned this week. Responding to EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier’s claim that “frictionless trade” will not be possible after Brexit, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said: “Any reduction in service levels through supply chains will be catastrophic and punishing for business and trade. “Businesses need to know that they can get the goods they need, when they need them. Any uncertainty over transit times, through […]
2016 saw the UK vote to leave the EU, Donald Trump preparing to move into his new house across the pond, and Sadiq Khan introduce unprecedented safety measures for operators working in London. But these headlines aside, 2016 has still been a busy year for the road transport sector. As we approach the end of the hugely eventful 2016, the MT team discuss the year’s key events, Brexit aside, and the things to look out for in the coming months. […]
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is calling for major improvements to regional infrastructure to boost productivity and help England’s regions improve links with international markets.
Wincanton has said it is ready to tackle any changes in legislation or the economic climate Brexit might have on the industry.