Only half the foreign-registered trucks visiting Northern Ireland are paying the HGV Road User Levy, NI minister of the environment, Mark Durkan, has suggested. Responding recently to a written question about the impact of the HGV Road User Levy on cross-border trade in Ireland, Durkan confirmed: “The most recent data from the Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) indicates that compliance is around 50%”. A spokeman for the Department of the Environment (DOE) has since confirmed that the DVA data Durkan […]
The FTA has announced that it will change its name to Logistics UK from the end of May.
ParcelHero is calling on the government to take urgent action as official figures reveal over a third of UK importers are struggling at borders and Northern Ireland trade is in a downward spiral.
Membership numbers and turnover increased at the FTA last year, but its pre-tax surplus fell.