The DfT has been lambasted by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for failing to ensure sufficient cross-channel freight capacity in the event of a no-deal Brexit. In a report published today (12 March), the committee reveals that, despite repeated warnings from the PAC, the DfT failed to take action to boost freight capacity until late last autumn. The DfT’s decision to act was partly prompted by updated government research, published in the autumn, which revealed that a no-deal Brexit could […]
A customs software provider for freight forwarders has told the government there is “a totally unacceptable level of risk” in mandating its Customs Declaration Service (CDS) for shipments to and out of Northern Ireland.
The “sluggish” approach some hauliers are taking to preparing for Brexit is shocking, according to Morrison Freight MD Lee Steward.
Brexit might well be the defining moment of our times but what comes after? How do we build a future for our industry that honours the current workforce while safeguarding employment for the next generation?