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. Despite the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, a potential ‘no-deal’ scenario and the unprecedented defeat of PM Theresa May’s Brexit deal which was the largest ever for a sitting government in history the […]
2016 saw the UK vote to leave the EU, Donald Trump preparing to move into his new house across the pond, and Sadiq Khan introduce unprecedented safety measures for operators working in London. But these headlines aside, 2016 has still been a busy year for the road transport sector. As we approach the end of the hugely eventful 2016, the MT team discuss the year’s key events, Brexit aside, and the things to look out for in the coming months. […]
The government has put together draft legislation that will allow hauliers to continue to ply their loads across Europe and carry out cabotage under a new licence, dubbed the UK Licence for the Community.
All lorries carrying meat, fish and other food perishables could be subject to strict checks at Calais, post- Brexit, the deputy head of the Port of Calais told MPs this week.