Almost three quarters of freight forwarders are calling for the Brexit transition period to be extended if no trade deal is agreed with the EU. Another 50% are warning that they will not have enough staff to cope with the additional Customs-related work that a no-deal Brexit will bring. A survey of over 400 members of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) revealed widespread concern in the sector at the government’s insistence that there will be no extension of the […]
The RHA has warned that leaving the European single market and the European Union Customs Union “will inevitably add a degree of administrative cost” to UK operators and could slow down the supply chain.
The future of Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port factory is jeopardised by high manufacturing costs and Brexit, according to owner PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares.
The SNP has attacked Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, for having no plan in place to ensure that international hauliers have access to the European single market that has “served logistics for nearly half a century”.