International hauliers face “Armageddon” if no deal is struck in regards to Brexit, industry commentators have warned. The warning came as the DfT’s contingency plan for a no-deal Brexit revealed that hauliers working in mainland Europe will receive less than 5% of the licences they need to keep their wheels turning. Of the estimated 38,000-plus UK-registered trucks plying their trade between the UK and the EU, more than 95% will not qualify for the European Conference of Ministers of Transport […]
Avoid a no-deal Brexit or face “devastating” trade and job losses, automotive industry warns EU and UK negotiators
Twenty three European automotive industry leaders are calling on the EU and UK to “pull out all the stops” to avoid a no-deal Brexit and secure a free trade agreement (FTA) or face “devastating” trade and job losses across the sector.
Witney, Oxfordshire-based Chris Hayter Transport saw profits drop by 22% last year, which it said was expected in the current economic conditions.
More than 60 cargo thefts from trucks have been reported since the beginning of 2021, amounting to over £1m worth of goods stolen, according to the latest figures from the freight division of the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NAVCIS).