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 […]
Transport for London’s Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) now has more than 1,300 registered members.
The FTA has warned that the supply chain is “set to disintegrate” if the status of European workers within the UK’s logistics sector is not settled as part of the ongoing Brexit negotiations.
Uncertainty over the immigration system after Brexit next year will compound the industry’s driver shortage and goods and services could grind to a halt, according to an FTA report.