The FTA has warned its members that a hard Brexit may force them to rethink their business models. Speaking exclusively to MT, head of global and European policy, Pauline Bastidon, identified a number of key concerns as the new Brexit deadline of 31 October looms. These included problems with warehousing capacity, stockpiling costs and shortages of drivers and fuel. “For many products it’s about supply chains,” she explained. “The worry there is you not only have to look at additional […]
RHA research has revealed that the long-predicted driver shortage is now severely affecting operators as they gear up for the Christmas peak.
Sir Mike Penning on addressing the driver shortage; why he won’t back May’s Brexit deal and a need for emission controls
Sir Mike Penning MP announced at an RHA parliamentary reception last year that he intended to form an all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on road freight and logistics to ensure that this vital sector has a voice in parliament as the UK leaves the EU.
The FTA has criticised a university’s decision to cut Northern Ireland’s only transportation-specific courses.