After the Conservative party fell eight seats short of an overall majority, resulting in a hung parliament in the general election, the FTA has called for a new government to review its decision to leave the EU customs union. James Hookham, deputy CEO at the FTA, said that leaving the customs union “threatens the imposition of tariffs, border checks, Customs declarations and huge amounts of bureaucracy” for logistics firms and their customers that trade in the EU. “Negotiating a replacement […]
Drivers benefitted from above-average, above-inflation wage increases this year as operators looked to secure a labour force against the background of the driver shortage.
The DfT is set to reveal its plans for the transport industry in relation to Covid-19, Brexit and the skills shortage at the Freight People’s latest online meeting this month.