The transport secretary promised industry leaders last week that he is working hard to address the chronic shortfall in European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) permits, which are vital to hauliers in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Chris Grayling hosted the RHA, FTA, BVLRA, Kuehne + Nagel, Wincanton and Malcolm Group amongst others, at an event at 10 Downing Street on 7 December. He told industry representatives he was working hard to turn on bilateral agreements with other […]
As confusion continues in Westminster over the shape of the UK’s future relationship with the EU, the FTA is urging politicians to find a solution which supports businesses so that Britain can keep trading effectively with its biggest market, the EU. As the clock counts down to March 29 when the UK is set to leave the EU, James Hookham, deputy chief executive of the FTA, warns that a no deal outcome to negotiations would put business, jobs and the […]
The Motor Transport team considers what impact the UK coming out of the EU might have on road transport in a special edition of the Motor Transport Podcast.
Fears that a Kent village could become the country’s first post-Brexit lorry park after a four-acre site in Romney Marsh was put up for auction have been allayed after it failed to reach the asking price.