The government has confirmed that around 50,000 workers will need to be recruited to fill out customs paperwork for trade with the EU after Brexit in a Canada-style deal. Pressed by Labour MP Justin Madders over whether it was feasible to recruit and train an estimated 50,000 new customs officers in less than six months, cabinet office minister Michael Gove said: “Yes, it is and the government stand behind that.” The FTA said negotiations with the EU over a future […]
Wincanton has said it is ready to tackle any changes in legislation or the economic climate Brexit might have on the industry.
The government has called on the freight industry to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 15% by 2025, while conceding that diesel can be a sensible choice for the sector while vehicle technology advances.
UK commercial vehicle (CV) manufacturing decreased by 1.9% in November, with 8,605 units rolling off production lines, according to figures published this week by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).