More than a third of hauliers (35%) have felt an effect from Britain’s decision to quit the EU, according to a new survey. The figure is taken from the latest quarterly survey of more than 900 small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) conducted by Close Brothers Asset Finance. By comparison, when all UK SMEs covered by the survey were asked if they’d experienced any impact from the UK’s referendum vote, just 24% said they had. The latest Close Brothers Business Barometer […]
Hauliers in Northern and Southern Ireland have expressed concern over customs tariffs and border controls springing up after Brexit, warning that costs must increase to mitigate the effects.
The results of an online poll conducted by Motortransport.co.uk have found that while 43% of the 487 operators believed leaving the EU would benefit their businesses, 40% did not.
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.