Simplifications to the rules on cabotage could be unveiled soon by the European Commission, EC vice president Siim Kallas has confirmed. Speaking at a conference on 16 September organised by the International Road Transport Union (IRU), Kallas said a report to be presented later this year on the state of the European road haulage market “may be accompanied by a proposal that looks at how the rules could be implemented more effectively and efficiently”. Continuing cabotage restrictions “hamper economic efficiency” […]
The Home Affairs Select Committee has been told that a significant proportion of UK exports will get delayed if customs clearance is reintroduced as a consequence of Brexit, and the government needs a “big step change” to deliver the promise of “frictionless trade”.
The long-awaited publication of the HSE’s updated tail-lift delivery guidance is facing further delay, some five years after HSE launched a review.
A leading commercial vehicle insurance broker has expressed surprise that the logistics sector has not reacted more angrily to the 3.5% hike in insurance premium tax (IPT) that came into effect this month.