Up to a dozen customs controls posts offering parking to tens of thousands of trucks are to be built across the country, with at least five earmarked for Kent, in preparation for the UK’s exit from the UK. However, the RHA warned this week that UK ports will still be in danger of becoming gridlocked when the UK exits the EU unless the government addresses the major shortage of UK customs intermediaries. The “10 to 12” customs posts are part […]
A hard Brexit could result in a shortage of both trucks and labour in the freight industry, according to the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is looking at ways to reduce maximum pallet weights to 750kg in order to cut the risk of injuries to drivers making tail lift deliveries.
A convoy of over 50 shellfish haulage trucks descended on Downing Street today (18 January) to protest against the bureaucracy created by the Brexit trade agreement which is creating major delays of shellfish exports to Europe and threatening the existence of affected companies.