The transport and logistics industry has described claims by the EU Commission that it will restrict access to British trucks at the end of the post-Brexit transition period as “ridiculous” and would leave the EU “shooting itself in the foot”. The Commission said the UK’s request for continued cabotage rights after the 31 December deadline was “fundamentally unbalanced” and would give rights to UK hauliers that are “extremely close to single market membership”, which it was not prepared to allow. […]
The RHA has labelled transport minister Jesse Norman as complacent after he belatedly revealed plans to create a national charging infrastructure to prevent the creation of a “patchwork” of clean air zones (CAZs) with differing charges and regulations.
Pallet-Track is to launch a European service after entering a partnership with Hellmann Worldwide Logistics UK. The deal grants Pallet-Track access via Hellmann to Europe while granting the operator inroads into the UK’s pallet network market.
At the one-day internships of former MAN CEO Des Evans and the RHA’s Richard Burnett at fleet management software firm BigChange, Steve Hobson takes a closer look at the business.