A lack of testing slots for HGVs and trailers due to Covid-19 is already causing significant problems for hauliers and the situation is set to deteriorate as Christmas approaches, according to businesses in Yorkshire. RCA Transport International Services in Dewsbury said it needed around half of its trailers tested next month or they’ll be stood up in the yard – but it was struggling to find a site that could do it. RCA director Richard McGee said: “It’s going to […]
Lorry drivers who arrive in the UK from today (6 April) must take a Covid-19 test within 48 hours of their arrival or face a £2,000 fine, the DfT is warning.
A customs software provider for freight forwarders has told the government there is “a totally unacceptable level of risk” in mandating its Customs Declaration Service (CDS) for shipments to and out of Northern Ireland.