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 […]
Continental Tyre Group has bought fleet management and tyre retreader Bandvulc in “a logical step”.
Revisions could be made to the UK’s flagship HGV Road User Levy to make it compliant with EU rules, a source said this week.
The European Commission (EC) said it will not comment on reports that it is to start legal action against the UK government over the introduction of the HGV Road User Levy.