For fleets transporting goods between the UK and Europe, this year has presented further challenges for drivers. Additional border checks have caused increased traffic, and in April, trucks in Europe saw their waiting times at border crossings increase by 28%, compared to pre-crisis levels. With tight schedules and little margin for error, fleets are looking for ways to simplify processes and save time. With 75% of the EU’s inland freight travelling by road, navigating European toll systems is perhaps the […]
Logistics UK said it was “cautiously optimistic” that the government’s solution to checks on food consignments moving from Great Britain to Northern Ireland will help prevent delays.
MT’s latest UK Commercial Vehicle Operator Report, produced in association with Texaco Lubricants, reveals the value of being smart. There’s much talk of the squeezed middle in British politics but the latest UK Commercial Vehicle Operator Report confirms the emergence of savvy operators forming a smart middle within road transport. These operators are pulling forward their purchasing to beat Euro-6, providing services to external clients via their in-house workshops, and making use of the latest technology to optimise the running […]
Goods from Northern Ireland to Great Britain will not be subject to export declarations and there will be no tariffs on freight remaining within the UK customs territory, cabinet minister Michael Gove has confirmed.