Leaving the EU without a deal would be “absolutely dreadful” for truck makers and buyers alike, making new vehicle acquisition prohibitively expensive, according to manufacturers. With the threat of crashing out of the EU a very real possibility, there are mounting concerns at the sky-high vehicle import tariffs that will come into play in the event of no deal. Government plans include slapping 22% on the cost of importing a new HGV from mainland Europe from 11pm on 29 March […]
Family-owned haulier Shipley Transport Services has rewarded the first class service it receives from Volvo and extended its relationship with four new fuel-efficient FHs with I-Save tractor units.
The RHA is demanding clarity on how hauliers will be expected to run their businesses from January next year when full border customs checks from the EU are imposed.
Operators handling goods entering the UK from the continent should not be complacent about the scale of the changes coming into force on 1 January, business groups have told MPs.