UK shellfish hauliers have warned they stand to go out of business due to spiralling costs and a deluge of paperwork now that the country has left the EU. Mark Moore, purchaser at the Dartmouth Crab Company, which runs 12 HGVs out of the West of England traffic area, said Brexit had made his industry unsustainable. He said: “We are deluged with paperwork; it’s at ridiculous levels. “The costs involved have made the industry unviable. Also, border controls are deliberately […]
Hauliers are backing government plans to create a 27-acre Brexit customs clearance centre and lorry park near Ashford in Kent.
The road haulage industry boosted its efficiency last year, according to new statistics from the DfT.
Record numbers of hauliers declined to move goods from France into Britain in the second week of January whilst those that did raised their prices significantly.