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 […]
The widow of a man killed on the M1 when he was struck by an HGV travelling at 56mph said it wouldn’t have happened if Smart motorways hadn’t been introduced.
Palletways is to open a new, larger depot in Nijmegen serving the Benelux region.
An IT system that allows freight on HGVs to be “pre-declared” before being exported when the country splits from Europe has yet to be built, raising concerns of snarl-ups at the border.