The introduction of trucks with more rounded fronts that improve aerodynamics as well as vision for drivers has been brought forward to 2020. The European Parliament said an agreement struck by EU lawmakers amends the date that truck makers can build vehicles that exceed length limits from 2022 to 1 September 2020. Transport Commissioner Violet Bulc said the changes to the law covering vehicle weight and dimensions would mean trucks carrying freight over long distances could consume up to 10% […]
Government plans requiring UK employers to conduct immediate “right to work” checks on all EU staff in the event of a no-deal Brexit are unworkable and could spell catastrophe for the logistics supply chain, according to the FTA.
The European Commission (EC) said it will not comment on reports that it is to start legal action against the UK government over the introduction of the HGV Road User Levy.
Hellmann Worldwide Logistics UK has launched a daily shuttle system servicing the UK and Belgium with one of the country’s logistics providers H. Essers. It said the partnership links Belgium and the industrial regions of the UK with a 48-hour door-to-door service. Hellmann added that the agreement reflected its commitment to consolidating and improving its European services. “H. Essers is one of the most renowned and respected logistics providers in Europe and has a similar background to Hellmann due to […]