A leaked government dossier that predicts months of delays at ports and shortages of some foods and medicines in the event of a no-deal Brexit is not “scaremongering” and supports the RHA’s long-held concerns, chief executive Richard Burnett said this week. The secret document, dubbed Operation Yellowhammer, reveals that up to 85% of lorries travelling across the Channel may not be ready for French customs in the event of a no-deal brexit. It also reveals that in a “reasonable worst-case […]
Falls in the value of sterling in the wake of the EU referendum have continued to hit Laser Transport International, which saw its pre-tax profit plunge by 64% last year.
Hauliers are warning that large retailers could cut back on shipping to Ireland if checks created by Brexit cause delays.
With just over a month to go until prime minister Boris Johnson insists the UK will leave the EU deal or no deal the chief executive of the RHA Richard Burnett has told motortransport.co.uk that the government has failed to help the transport industry prepare for Brexit.