The number of trucks crossing the English Channel via Eurotunnel’s Truck Shuttle service fell by over 100,000 last year, the cross-channel tunnel operator has confirmed. In 2013, 1.36 million trucks used the service – down 7% on the 1.46m recorded the previous year. Explaining the figure, Eurotunnel said truck shuttle traffic had been boosted in 2012 by the demise of ferry operator Seafrance and by additional traffic generated by the London Olympic Games. It added that the truck shuttle’s total […]
The government will work to avoid the “disaster” of a hard border between the Northern Ireland and Ireland after Brexit by keeping customs regulation to a minimum, but the RHA said it has reservations about the lack of detail provided.
The SNP has attacked Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, for having no plan in place to ensure that international hauliers have access to the European single market that has “served logistics for nearly half a century”.
Palletways has suspended its operations to Europe until 25 January, but other pallet networks confirmed this week that their deliveries to the continent will continue.