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 […]
The government has suspended the introduction of pre-arrival forms for EU imports in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Cris Stephenson has taken on the role of UK MD at Pall-Ex, succeeding Adrian Russell who becomes group MD, and assumes exclusive responsibility for the pallet network’s European operations.
Pall-Ex’s ambitious European expansion plan remains on track, despite the economic volatility gripping the Continent, deputy MD Cris Stephenson has said. Pall-Ex has set itself the target of having a 15 country-strong network of European franchisees by 2015. Stephenson confirmed its European expansion was “on track, and unchanged”. He said pallet networks’ inherent efficiencies and co-operative approach meant that, despite Europe’s troubles, they “play into that quite usefully. In times of economic trouble they are [often] a better option.” Pall-Ex […]