The FTA has welcomed yesterday’s (24 October 2019) news that the EU has approved the extension of two contingency measures by another seven months to maintain road haulage and air connectivity in the event of a No Deal Brexit. Sarah Laouadi, the FTA’s European policy manager, explained that the agreements will bring some measure of certainty to the association’s members that move goods and services to and from the European Union. “The extension of the No Deal contingency access is […]
The logistics sector has been offered expert advice on how to attract and develop a new and more diverse workforce after the FTA’s annual Skills Report revealed the driver shortage figure has risen to 59,000 from 52,000 in 2018.
While still far from clear, a picture of post-Brexit Britain is slowly emerging. Get the latest news with this free briefing from the FTA in association with Motor Transport.
The public spending watchdog has criticised the government for failing to prepare for Brexit and said between 40% and 70% of laden HGVs travelling to the EU will not be ready for Customs requirements.