The government is playing chicken with the future of the British economy and the haulage industry, the FTA has warned. As the next round of talks on post-Brexit customs arrangements approaches, the trade association launched a damning attack on the government’s “reckless” Brexit strategy. FTA deputy chief executive James Hookham said: “The industry’s frustration with the lack of progress is building daily. Logistics businesses simply cannot answer their customers’ questions about how they will move goods after Brexit. Manufacturers and […]
UK-registered goods vehicles’ share of the international road freight market has fallen to a fresh low of just 13%, new figures from the DfT have shown.
The DfT has achieved its original target of getting 1,800 longer semi-trailers on the roads, albeit almost five years after the scheme was first launched.
‘Significant challenges’ remain if new customs declaration system is to be ready for Brexit, warns report
The government faces “significant challenges” in getting its customs declaration system up and running in time for Brexit, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).