Logistics UK said member companies could continue trading smoothly with the EU at the end of the Brexit transition period after it secured discounted access to software from customs experts AEB. Organisations that will be required to make customs declarations from 1 January can get a lifetime 5% discount on AEB’s four software packages, which Logistics UK said can be used to speed up the process. Al Richardson, head of membership at Logistics UK, said: “Customs declarations will be required […]
The government’s recent decision to phase in the introduction of customs controls on goods entering Great Britain from the EU from the start of 2021 has been widely welcomed as a “pragmatic” move, allowing UK hauliers more time to adjust. However, they could also put extra pressure on cashflow.
The large-scale transition to electric commercial vehicles and economic recovery can only be achieved if a “favourable” Brexit deal is thrashed out, according to the SMMT.
Road transport software specialist Aquarius is reporting a marked increase in the number of agency drivers being employed by its UK customers during the pandemic.