Brexit has left UK hauliers “like Bambi caught in the headlights” exposing them to an aggressive expansion push by Lithuanian logistics giant Girteka Logistics, according to its strategic director Kristian Kaas Mortensen. The haulier, which owns and operates almost 7,000 trucks and employs 13,000 drivers, is on a drive to enter the UK market. It also plans to expand its fleet to 10,000 by 2020. “We see Brexit as an enormous opportunity. We are very hungry to enter the UK […]
The skills shortage, Brexit and the push towards low-emission vehicles are the biggest issues facing the road transport industry, the chief executive of the RHA has said.
Wincanton has said it is ready to tackle any changes in legislation or the economic climate Brexit might have on the industry.
Next year the speculation surrounding the UK’s exit from the EU becomes a reality. In the first of a series of briefings for members following several meetings with government ministers and officials, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett looks at the knowns and unknowns of Brexit.