The Institute of Directors (IoD) has said a customs frontier is inevitable once Britain leaves the EU. In its new report, it states that the government’s challenge is how to minimise the amount of additional checks and customs paperwork Brexit will introduce. In Navigating Brexit: Priorities for business, options for government, the IoD states that even Turkey’s customs union arrangement with the EU – which has been held up as one path the UK could follow – does not remove […]
Anyone looking for insight into what Brexit holds for the economy of the United Kingdom should definitely not read the Department for Exiting the European Union Sectoral Analyses. Those familiar with road transport industry will find little to further educate the way they run their business, or respond to challenges in the sector.
The SNP has attacked Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, for having no plan in place to ensure that international hauliers have access to the European single market that has “served logistics for nearly half a century”.
Widnes-based tanker specialist Suttons was founded by Alf Sutton in 1926 and remains family-owned. The founder’s grandson John Sutton was appointed CEO of Suttons Group in 2013 and the Sutton family still form the majority of the Suttons Group board. Suttons Group has two operating divisions: Road Tankers, headed by MD Michael Cundy; and Suttons International, where Barry McNally is MD. Road Tankers turns over around £70m a year, with the business split roughly 55% chemicals, 35% gases and 10% […]