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 […]
Hauliers could face 30-mile tailbacks to ports on both sides of the Channel if the final Brexit deal involves mandatory customs and sanitary checks at the French ferry terminal, according to Port of Calais chief Jean-Marc Puissesseau.
The UK cannot use the Northern Irish border as a “test case” for its future customs relationship with the EU, Brexit chief negotiator Michel Barnier has warned.
Wincanton has said it is ready to tackle any changes in legislation or the economic climate Brexit might have on the industry.