Failure to ensure fluid cross-border trade post-Brexit will be “catastrophic” for UK business, the RHA warned this week. Responding to EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier’s claim that “frictionless trade” will not be possible after Brexit, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said: “Any reduction in service levels through supply chains will be catastrophic and punishing for business and trade. “Businesses need to know that they can get the goods they need, when they need them. Any uncertainty over transit times, through […]
James Hookham, deputy CEO of the Freight Transport Association, says that the UK will need to replace Community permits on Brexit day.
The RHA has warned that leaving the European single market and the European Union Customs Union “will inevitably add a degree of administrative cost” to UK operators and could slow down the supply chain.
With the EU referendum fast-approaching, the Motor Transport team chats to visitors and exhibitors at Multimodal in the latest Motor Transport Podcast, available now, to see which way the industry is leaning – should we stay or should we go?