A hard Brexit could result in a shortage of both trucks and labour in the freight industry, according to the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT). The warning comes in the CILT’s response to the Transport Select Committee’s Freight and Brexit inquiry, which considers the impact of a hard Brexit. The institute warned that if Brexit results in the withdrawal of cabotage rights, the estimated 16,000 to 20,000 foreign trucks currently operating on UK roads would no longer be […]
All lorries carrying meat, fish and other food perishables could be subject to strict checks at Calais, post- Brexit, the deputy head of the Port of Calais told MPs this week.
The cabotage rights of EU hauliers in the UK could be suspended if the EU does not agree to allow UK hauliers continued access to Europe in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the UK government has warned.
Logistics UK is warning that any attempt by the government to negate parts of the EU Withdrawal Agreement will have severe consequences for UK supply chains.