Palletways has said a departure from the EU will inevitably create “new challenges” for the industry and the network, in the wake of the UK’s decision to end their membership. UK MD Luis Zubialde (pictured) told Motortransport.co.uk: “I think there will be challenges that lie ahead now, especially with the weaker pound that we’ve seen today. But Palletways is a well-established business and we’re well-equipped to deal with those new challenges.” He added that the industry could see the effects […]
New legislation on cross-border haulage has been given royal assent as the government makes preparations for the UK’s departure from the EU next year.
Trade associations and the UK government have given a qualified welcome to the publication of the EC’s no-deal contingency plan for transport, which appears to address some of the access concerns for international haulage.
Government plans to build a £250m lorry park in Kent to prevent delays caused by Operation Stack have been criticised by the Transport Committee, which described the decision as “rushed” and called for more research into its cost and impact.