Hauliers are calling for the government to clarify the level of import tariffs to be placed on new trucks in the event of a no-deal Brexit after a government document revealed it has been hiked from a promised 10% to 16%. Last month industry leaders were told by government officials that a planned 22% tax on HGV imports was to be reduced to 10%, bringing it into line with the car industry. However, a government document dubbed “Non-preferential tariff rates […]
Operators delivering medicines after Brexit must avoid channel ports “as matter of priority” warns government
Freight operators delivering medical supplies from Europe should avoid the Channel Ports as “a matter of priority” to avoid border delays expected when the UK exits the EU at the end of the year.
Europa Road has shipped 30,000 Europa Flow consignments in the four months since its launch in January, exporting goods worth an average of £60m each month in the period, according to parent company Europa Worldwide Group.
Andrew Baxter, MD of Europa Worldwide Group, has rejected claims that operators are set for major disruption at the channel ports at the end of the Brexit transition period, arguing that such speculation is “basically wrong”.