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 […]
Trade associations have welcomed plans for a new secure zone in Calais for UK-bound HGVs but highlighted that more needs to be done to deal with the migrant crisis that has erupted in recent weeks.
The “sluggish” approach some hauliers are taking to preparing for Brexit is shocking, according to Morrison Freight MD Lee Steward.
The government has put together draft legislation that will allow hauliers to continue to ply their loads across Europe and carry out cabotage under a new licence, dubbed the UK Licence for the Community.