The Home Affairs Select Committee has been told that a significant proportion of UK exports will get delayed if customs clearance is reintroduced as a consequence of Brexit, and the government needs a “big step change” to deliver the promise of “frictionless trade”. Yesterday the committee took oral evidence on the implications of the UK’s exit from the EU and withdrawing from the customs union. Among those in attendance and representing the industry were Andrew Baxter, MD, Europa Worldwide Logistics; James […]
London mayor Boris Johnson’s plans to force the retrofitting of larger windows in HGV cab near-side doors have been attacked as a step too far that risks further damaging the image of road transport.
A five-point plan explaining how gridlock can be avoided at Dover with goods continuing to stream through ports after Brexit has been presented to the government, with a plea to keep “order at the border”.
A new law requiring truck manufacturers to measure and publish the CO2 emissions and fuel consumption of new lorries has been given the green light by MEPs.