Even if customs clearance is reinstated following Brexit, leaving the EU remains the best thing for the UK, according to Europa Worldwide Group MD Andrew Baxter. Dartford-based Europa has a 45/55% split in its European/UK freight volume and plans to increase exports to the continent. “It would be much better if customs clearance was not reinstated. But Brexit is the right thing for the UK even if it means it is,” he said. He added that the prime minister had […]
Operator EM Rogers saw its pre-tax profit soar last year in the wake of low fuel prices and a strong pound against the euro, but said the UK’s vote to leave the EU could now prove costly to its operation.
2016 saw the UK vote to leave the EU, Donald Trump preparing to move into his new house across the pond, and Sadiq Khan introduce unprecedented safety measures for operators working in London. But these headlines aside, 2016 has still been a busy year for the road transport sector. As we approach the end of the hugely eventful 2016, the MT team discuss the year’s key events, Brexit aside, and the things to look out for in the coming months. […]
The Communications Workers Union (CWU) has held a protest today over the proposed closure of consumer technology retailer Dixons Carphone’s Wednesbury repair and distribution centre.