The Department for International Trade’s publication of a revised list of temporary tariffs on truck imports if the UK leaves the EU without an agreement once again raises the question of the impact of commercial vehicle pricing on haulage operating costs and profitability. A 10% tariff on imported trucks is better than a 22% tariff and highlights the UK’s dependence on imported EU product and the sad demise of UK truck manufacturers. However, a 10% vehicle price rise needs to […]
The government is playing chicken with the future of the British economy and the haulage industry, the FTA has warned.
Malcolm Construction, part of Scotland’s Malcolm Group, has started to take delivery of 50 new trucks fitted with Hyva tipping equipment.
Temperature-controlled specialist Nagel Langdons saw its turnover rise 16% in 2016, but has warned that increased consumer price pressures as a result of Brexit could affect the stable growth generally associated with the sector.