New legislation on cross-border haulage has been given royal assent as the government makes preparations for the UK’s departure from the EU next year. The Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Act gives the government power to implement an operator permit scheme if such a measure is needed to support cross-border freight after Brexit. The government’s recent White Paper outlined its aim to retain reciprocal access for road hauliers, but the new law is preparing for the possibility that the future […]
The results of an online poll conducted by Motortransport.co.uk have found that while 43% of the 487 operators believed leaving the EU would benefit their businesses, 40% did not.
Temperature-controlled specialist Nagel Langdons saw its turnover rise 16% in 2016, but has warned that increased consumer price pressures as a result of Brexit could affect the stable growth generally associated with the sector.
The “sluggish” approach some hauliers are taking to preparing for Brexit is shocking, according to Morrison Freight MD Lee Steward.