Hauliers have criticised the DfT over the way it allocated European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) permits after motortansport.co.uk discovered that it issued less than half of the UK’s share. The permits are the only device that will allow international hauliers to operate on the continent if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. Ahead of the original Brexit leaving date of 31 March, the DfT urged more than 10,000 firms to apply for them. However, MT can […]
Operators should not be distracted by the prospect of a busy Christmas and instead must prepare for a worst-case scenario of a Brexit and Covid-19 “double whammy”, according to Dawsongroup.
Bandvulc MD Patrick O’Connel (pictured, main) has stepped down to spend more time with parent company Continental, which bought the Devon-based tyre retreader last year.
New guidance aimed at tackling major delays to groupage at Northern Ireland ports has been rushed through without reference to the haulage industry and fails to tackle the issue, the RHA told MP Michael Gove this week.