Government plans to impose a 10% tariff on new trucks in the event of a no-deal Brexit will put £10,000 on the price and stall economic recovery, the RHA has warned. It follows the announcement this week of the new UK Global Tariff (UKGT) which will impose levies on some imports from 1 January 2021. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said the 10% tariff on new trucks is aimed at “supporting businesses in the UK”. However, if the […]
Xpediator has defied the Covid-19 pandemic to deliver an 18% rise in pre-tax profits this year, according to the company’s latest trading update.
The government’s promise to provide a £330bn package of financial measures to keep the UK industry afloat has been welcomed by hauliers, although questions remain over how quickly they can access help.
James Kemball said it was now trading profitably after the pandemic significantly impacted its business.