Ensure free movement of trucks between the EU and UK after Brexit or face “significant disruption” to the economy, the logistics industry warned this week, following a government shift towards a hard Brexit. The calls from both FTA and RHA follow signs that the government is hardening its approach to Brexit and comments from Chancellor Sajid Javid that industry has had enough time to prepare. FTA policy director Elizabeth de Jong challenged his claims, saying the government had yet to […]
Logistics UK has warned that time is fast running out for international operators to become familiar with complex new paperwork and IT systems being introduced when the UK leaves the EU on January 1, 2021.
Police in Hampshire said “a massive effort” from haulage operators meant it would be downscaling its A31 HGV triage operation early.
With exactly 12 months to go until the UK is due to leave the EU, there are still huge uncertainties surrounding the UK’s post-Brexit trading relationship with the EU. The FTA is advising members that anything better than a ‘no-deal’ Brexit – that will see the UK trading with the EU27 members under World Trade Organisation (WTO) tariffs from March 29 2019 – will be ‘a bonus’.