However hard or soft Brexit turns out to be in March 2019, the uncertainty the government’s handling of the process has created is already damaging the UK truck market. Commercial vehicle rental and contract hire firm Ryder manages almost 20,000 assets in the UK and in the first nine months of 2018 it bought over 550 new rental vehicles. “Are we buying any more rental trucks before Brexit?” asks David Hunt, pictured, vice president and MD of Ryder Europe when […]
A hard Brexit could result in a shortage of both trucks and labour in the freight industry, according to the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).
The FairFuelUK (FFUK) campaign has suggested that leaving the EU could help the UK solve its HGV driver shortage.
Britain’s ‘imminent’ departure from the European Union may have sparked huge debate across the UK logistics sector, with concerns of significant challenges throughout the international supply chain, but Brexit could also be a catalyst for change for the better for the industry, according to Clugston Distribution director Tim Doggett.