Contingency plans to fast track cross-border permits for hauliers in the event of a hard Brexit have been put in place by the government. The Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Act, which came into force last week, gives the government the power to speed through a permit system if Brexit negotiations fail to secure reciprocal cross-border access for UK hauliers travelling to Europe. Announcing the legislation, transport secretary Chris Grayling said: “The haulage industry is at the heart of our […]
With the EU referendum fast-approaching, the Motor Transport team chats to visitors and exhibitors at Multimodal in the latest Motor Transport Podcast, available now, to see which way the industry is leaning – should we stay or should we go?
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.
The CEO of the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has warned that global political and economic uncertainty linked to societal shifts and changing consumer behaviour is creating “a perfect storm that is driving an unprecedented pace of change within the logistics sector”.