A transport lawyer has warned that there could be a reduction in demand for international haulage and logistics if the UK votes to leave the EU on Thursday. Laurence Pritchard of Weightmans said a Brexit would result in increased import tariffs, which could ultimately lead to a decline in trade between Britain and the rest of Europe if export volumes reduce. He said: “The main concern is that if the rate of exportation is reduced there will be less demand for professional […]
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Senior management at road transport operators in the UK do not believe that Brexit will damage their growth prospects in the short or medium-term, with a majority anticipating significantly or slightly better growth in 2018 and 2019.
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