The UK government has ratified the Electronic Customer Relationship Management (e-CRM) protocol, allowing national and international transports from and to the UK to be achieved with digital consignment notes. The agreement comes after a successful international pilot project with Dutch e-CRM platform TransFollow, West Yorkshire-based haulier Brian Yeardley Continental under the supervision of the UK Ministry of Transport and industry associations such as the FTA. By agreeing to the protocol, the UK will allow the use of e-CMRs as ‘a […]
The industry has broadly welcomed the European Commission’s (EC) decision to drop plans to lift cabotage restrictions, but said it wants the current rules to be more rigorously enforced.
Brian Yeardley Continental is proposing to issue a company voluntary arrangement after its events transport division, TRUCKINGBY Brian Yeardley, suffered the “devastating” loss of £12m due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Pre-tax profit at Brian Yeardley fell by nearly 50% in 2016, hit by a combination of migrant problems in Calais, unstable currency exchange rates and fleet investment.