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 […]
The FTA has warned its members that a hard Brexit may force them to rethink their business models.
Welcome to the first edition of Motor Transport’s Power Players – the list of the 20 people who we believe have the most influence and exert the most control over the road transport industry. This list is by no means objective, but we’ve debated the merits of those on the list. You will find operators, clients, industry stakeholders and a few off-the-wall choices. Some are there because they exerted power in 2012, while others appear because we expect them to […]
Vosa has given its backing to the formation of an association for the owners of authorised testing facilities (ATFs) and said it wants to work in partnership with them. More than 50 ATF operators attended the inaugural meeting of the ATF Operators Association last week in Coventry, where Vosa senior business development manager Mark Warden stressed that, as the ATF network matures, “it is important Vosa has an association that it can have constructive dialogue with”. Warden admitted that the […]