The industry has hit back at the government’s warning that there will be queues 7,000-trucks-long blocking Kent unless it gets its paperwork in order by the end of the transition period, accusing it of avoiding responsibility for its own mismanagement. Cabinet office minister Michael Gove said in a “reasonable worst-case scenario”, between 30% and 60% of laden HGVs would arrive at the border in January with the correct paperwork. This would mean they would be turned back by the French […]
Logistics firms need to learn from the Covid-19 pandemic and guard against “knee-jerk reactions”, according to KPMG supply chain expert Maureen O’Shea.
Hauliers are calling for the government to clarify the level of import tariffs to be placed on new trucks in the event of a no-deal Brexit after a government document revealed it has been hiked from a promised 10% to 16%.
Over two thirds of logistics firms predict Brexit will harm their business, Logistics UK report reveals
Over two thirds of logistics firms are predicting that Brexit will have an adverse effect on their business whilst more than half are unhappy at the level of government support, a report from Logistics UK and accountancy firm CBW has revealed.