The cost of regulatory compliance for operators that specialise in chemical distribution will continue to rise, as Brexit will not be able to offer any significant regulation changes in the sector, according to the Chemical Business Association (CBA). A survey of CBA members found that almost four-fifths (79%) did not expect the industry’s regulatory framework to change significantly as the result of Brexit. CBA’s Chief Executive, Peter Newport said that members “do not believe that Brexit will deliver any significant […]
Vosa is to trial a Remote Enforcement Office (REO) for compliant operators, in a bid to throw more resources into targeting those who fail to reach the required standards.
The RHA has warned vehicle operators not to assume current haulage costs will be sustained during 2015 when negotiating any end-of-year rate increases with customers.
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.