Post-Vote Brexit Survey: Last month UK voters made arguably the most momentous decision in the country’s post- Second World War history when they backed Brexit. This was something our previous poll found support amongst Motor Transport readers for with 54% of you in favour (slightly ahead of the national vote as it turned out). A lot’s happened since, so Motortransport.co.uk would like to ask you what effect, if any, exiting the EU is likely to have on your business and […]
The transport secretary promised industry leaders last week that he is working hard to address the chronic shortfall in European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) permits, which are vital to hauliers in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
UPS and TNT Express do not now expect their multi-billion euro merger, announced in March, to be completed until early 2013. The operators had originally hoped to seal a deal in the first half of the year, but involvement from the European Commission as regulator scuppered this timetable. Last month the European Commission temporarily suspended the takeover to allow regulators more time to gather information, a process that is ongoing. Despite this UPS and TNT had still expected to complete […]
Operators are more optimistic about their vehicle acquisition strategy in 2015 than they were in 2014, predicting that more new vehicles will be bought this year compared with last year.