The RHA has announced that the sign-up process for its new Customs Brokerage Service for international hauliers will begin on 1 November 2020. Initially focussing on roll-on, roll-off (Ro-Ro) traffic, the service goes live on 1 January 2021 and will be electronically connected to all 26 major UK ports. It aims to ensure that Ro-Ro declarations can be completed in a way that suits operators and traders. With less than 10 weeks until the Brexit transition period ends, the RHA […]
DfT issued less than half of its haul of vital EU haulage permits to international operators, despite huge demand
Hauliers have criticised the DfT over the way it allocated European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) permits after motortansport.co.uk discovered that it issued less than half of the UK’s share.
Hauliers undertaking work for customers on both sides of the Irish Sea should see administration and bureaucracy reduced after the EU proposed cutting post-Brexit checks on goods, according to Logistics UK.
Pressure is mounting on the DfT and Treasury to ringfence the money raised by the HGV Road User Levy for the benefit of the road transport sector. The levy, which could begin in April 2014 if approved by Parliament, and will see operations pay a daily charge of up to a £10 or a maximum of £1,000 a year per truck to use of UK roads, is expected to raise net revenues of £20m. Almost all of this will be […]