The road freight industry is in danger of being “thrown to the wolves” if the government fails to install a competent customs system in time for Brexit, the FTA warned this week. The warning came in response to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report: Brexit and the future of customs, published yesterday (14 November). The report raises concerns that HMRC’s current customs system is incapable of handling a predicted five fold increase in customs declarations that Brexit will create. It […]
Industry voices disapproval over campaign to ban abnormal and hazardous loads from Dartford Crossing
A campaign to ban oversized and hazardous goods from using the Dartford Crossing has come under fire from others in the road transport sector.
Logistics businesses in the North could generate £35bn benefit for the economy by 2060, claims report
Logistics businesses in the North of England could generate £35bn in economic benefits for the region by 2060 and create 80,000 jobs, according to a new report.
The RHA is to make an emergency submission to the government this week demanding that it steps in and sorts out the industry’s driver shortage, before it undermines the fragile economic recovery.