UK hauliers undertaking international work in the EU should prepare for the ending of cabotage from next year, according to the RHA. It is expected that the European Commission will disallow cabotage operations from UK companies in the EU from 1 January 2021 when the transition period ends. The RHA said this could change as a result of ongoing negotiations, but for now operators should assume cabotage will no longer be permitted from next year. Article 8 of Regulation 1072/2009 […]
Government plans to introduce a fulfilment house register in a bid to clamp down on VAT fraud could see road transport operators facing prosecution if they fail to check they are delivering to and from registered fulfilment centres.
The skills shortage, Brexit and the push towards low-emission vehicles are the biggest issues facing the road transport industry, the chief executive of the RHA has said.
A reduction in import tariffs for new trucks in the event of a no-deal Brexit will still cripple UK haulage, according to manufacturers and trade associations.