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. The remaining 17% of respondents were undecided. While the weak pound is boosting exports, according to a report from the CBI last month, there have been examples of Brexit fallout too: in July Hargreaves Services said that its logistics division had seen a multi-million pound infrastructure project it was lined up […]
It’s fair to say FTA chief executive David Wells has got plenty on his plate right now. Not only is the logistics industry stuck squarely in the middle of Brexit, but a range of what he calls “other big disruptors” are making these increasingly challenging times for his members. However, as we sit down to talk, he quickly rejects the suggestion that the job he took on back in 2015 has turned into a bit of a headache. “It’s exciting,” […]
Goods from Northern Ireland to Great Britain will not be subject to export declarations and there will be no tariffs on freight remaining within the UK customs territory, cabinet minister Michael Gove has confirmed.
Trucking capacity on European roads remained at a low level in July according to industry analysts, resulting in a significant increase in spot market rates.