The FTA told MPs that it was “surprised” it had not been alerted to government research that found a no-deal Brexit would result not only in severe delays at Calais but also fuel shortages affecting hauliers across the UK. The research, which was part of the Government’s Yellowhammer report, only came to light when the report was leaked last month. The dossier warned that Government plans to slash import tariffs to zero under a no-deal may “inadvertently” lead to the […]
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. Chris Tindall
The FTA has warned that the supply chain is “set to disintegrate” if the status of European workers within the UK’s logistics sector is not settled as part of the ongoing Brexit negotiations. Kylie Noble
The Institute of Directors (IoD) has said a customs frontier is inevitable once Britain leaves the EU.