A hard Brexit will see road transport industry face fleet and labour shortages, CILT warns


 

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 […]