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 […]
Acumen Distribution has grown its fleet of longer semi-trailers from four to 18 15.65m units.
Switch to unaccompanied freight model to avoid Brexit border delays at Channel Ports, says Peel Ports
Hauliers could avoid Brexit border delays at the Channel Ports by sending freight unaccompanied via other locations, according to Peel Ports.
The FTA and RHA joined forces at a Treasury meeting last Friday (20 Feb) to push for immediate government funding towards the cost of training and licence acquisition for new HGV drivers.