The Transport Committee is calling on the freight industry to contribute to its inquiry into the potential impact of Brexit on the sector. Launching the inquiry this week, the Transport Committee chair, Lilian Greenwood MP, said: “While the agreement of a transitional period to December 2020 is welcome, there remains a great deal of uncertainty for UK freight operators and their customers. “The implications of Brexit will vary across freight modes and types of freight. We want the sector to […]
Government plans requiring UK employers to conduct immediate “right to work” checks on all EU staff in the event of a no-deal Brexit are unworkable and could spell catastrophe for the logistics supply chain, according to the FTA.
The skills shortage, Brexit and the push towards low-emission vehicles are the biggest issues facing the road transport industry, the chief executive of the RHA has said.
Employment costs hit Meachers Global Logistics’ profit last year but the Southampton-based company has deeper concerns about Brexit, according to its chairman.