Andrew Baxter, MD of Europa Worldwide Group, has rejected claims that operators are set for major disruption at the channel ports at the end of the Brexit transition period, arguing that such speculation is “basically wrong”. The UK is due to leave the EU single market and customs union on 31 December, sparking widespread fears that the new arrangement will cause chaos for hauliers at the channel ports. Last month the government said it was considering re-launching Operation Brock in […]
A new study has revealed that the vast majority of hauliers – 96% – are not ready for the end of the Brexit transition period and require clarity on border legislation.
A website for operators keen to swap or acquire rights to operate longer semi-trailers has been launched by the RHA. The longer semi-trailer permit exchange information board is free to use, and is non-profit making. Jack Semple, RHA policy director, tells MT that companies can make requests either in confidence through the RHA or advertise their identity online. “The RHA hopes the service will enable firms that do not currently have longer semi-trailer allocations to acquire them as well as […]
Maxi Haulage said that after battling “huge problems” connected to pre-Brexit arrangements in 2019, last year turned out better – albeit well below par.