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 […]
Cambridgeshire haulier Bretts Transport said it had remained largely unaffected by both Brexit and the pandemic, as it reported an increase in turnover of 1.4% on an annualised basis.
The International Trade Committee has warned that the cross-border movement of goods is “entering uncharted waters” as the government prepares for two years of Article 50 negotiations.
New guidance aimed at tackling major delays to groupage at Northern Ireland ports has been rushed through without reference to the haulage industry and fails to tackle the issue, the RHA told MP Michael Gove this week.