The FTA has called on the UK government not to act upon Prime Minister Theresa May’s previous promise to take “no deal rather than a bad deal”, as Brexit negotiations formally begin today (19 June). Instead, the association called for the government to keep an open mind during the negotiations and to prioritise trade and logistics to ensure freight can continue to move freely throughout Europe. Pauline Bastidon, FTA head of European policy, said: “Leaving the EU without a deal […]
Palletways has suspended its operations to Europe until 25 January, but other pallet networks confirmed this week that their deliveries to the continent will continue.
Pall-Ex is targeting Slovakia and the Czech Republic as its next European network, having also recently begun searching for a franchise partner in Bulgaria.
UK-registered goods vehicles’ share of the international road freight market has fallen to a fresh low of just 13%, new figures from the DfT have shown.