Hundreds of UK international hauliers have been left confused and angry after failing to secure European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) permits. Under current European legislation UK hauliers will not be able to transport goods in and across Europe if the UK crashes out of Europe, without ECMT permits. The DfT is currently scrambling to secure a reciprocal arrangement which will make the ECMT permits unnecessary, but failure to secure a deal could see hundreds of international hauliers’ livelihoods […]
Senior management at road transport operators in the UK do not believe that Brexit will damage their growth prospects in the short or medium-term, with a majority anticipating significantly or slightly better growth in 2018 and 2019.
Chilled, frozen and ambient food transport provider Nagel Langdons has recruited specialists in international trade to combat the effects of Brexit on the company and its customers.
Anyone looking for a way to raise their professional profile overnight might do well to follow the example of Richard Hayes, president of the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE). He achieved instant notoriety earlier this month when he suggested the DfT considers banning LGVs from UK motorways on Sundays as part of its programme to reform the strategic road network (MT 2 July). Controversial Calling for an investigation into a Sunday motorway ban for LGVs was bound to be controversial, […]