With exactly 12 months to go until the UK is due to leave the EU, there are still huge uncertainties surrounding the UK’s post-Brexit trading relationship with the EU. The FTA is advising members that anything better than a ‘no-deal’ Brexit – that will see the UK trading with the EU27 members under World Trade Organisation (WTO) tariffs from March 29 2019 – will be ‘a bonus’. This is a difficult enough scenario for UK and international hauliers to plan […]
A transport lawyer has warned that there could be a reduction in demand for international haulage and logistics if the UK votes to leave the EU on Thursday.
Volvo Trucks has become the sponsor of the Haulier of the Year in the 2016 Motor Transport Awards. For the past 30 years, the Motor Transport Haulier of the Year has been the most sought-after accolade in the road transport industry.
The FTA told MPs that it was “surprised” it had not been alerted to government research that found a no-deal Brexit would result not only in severe delays at Calais but also fuel shortages affecting hauliers across the UK.