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 […]
A huge increase in continental e-commerce over the coming years means staying in Europe is crucial to the future of Pall-Ex, said group MD Kevin Buchanan.
A reduction in import tariffs for new trucks in the event of a no-deal Brexit will still cripple UK haulage, according to manufacturers and trade associations.
7) Siim Kallas, Transport Minster, European Commission While 4m trailer heights is a problem that doesn’t seem to want to go away, Kallas and the European Commission are looking to the future. He wants to simplify cabotage rules and further liberalise the European market for road transport. And he wants to change how trucks look.