It would be a “disaster” for the commercial vehicle industry if the UK crashed out of the EU in 2019 without a good trade deal with the remaining EU27 countries, SMMT chief executive Mike Hawes has warned. “The automotive sector has taken advantage of the single market more than any other industrial sector in the way manufacturing is integrated and there is free movement of goods without tariffs or paperwork,” he said. “That takes cost out and anything that puts […]
Hargreaves Services’ logistics division has felt the impact of Brexit, after a UK port delayed a £7m earthworks project in light of the EU referendum result.
Wincanton has said it is ready to tackle any changes in legislation or the economic climate Brexit might have on the industry.
Temperature-controlled specialist Nagel Langdons saw its turnover rise 16% in 2016, but has warned that increased consumer price pressures as a result of Brexit could affect the stable growth generally associated with the sector.