Trade associations have criticised the no deal Brexit papers published today, accusing the contingency plans of falling far short of what would be required to keep Britain trading. The FTA, RHA and British International Freight Association (BIFA) said that the papers essentially confirmed much of what was known without providing the level of detail road transport operators require to plan for such an outcome. Robert Keen, director general at BIFA, said: “As most of the visible trade that takes place between […]
The FTA has warned that a proposed low emission zone for Birmingham, along with a road user charging scheme, lorry restrictions and greater implementation of consolidation centres put forward by the city council, could have a damaging effect on freight deliveries in and around the city.
The cost of regulatory compliance for operators that specialise in chemical distribution will continue to rise, as Brexit will not be able to offer any significant regulation changes in the sector, according to the Chemical Business Association (CBA).