A convoy of over 50 shellfish haulage trucks descended on Downing Street today (18 January) to protest against the bureaucracy created by the Brexit trade agreement which is creating major delays of shellfish exports to Europe and threatening the existence of affected companies. The convoy of lorries came from across the UK, from companies including the Dartford Fish Company, Venture Seafoods, AM Miller and DR Collin and son. Some trucks carried banners declaring ‘Shellfish Carnage’ and ‘Incompetent government destroying shellfish […]
Dartford-based Europa Road has launched a new customs product designed to minimise post-Brexit transit time delays.
FTA MD of membership and policy James Hookham has said he is not surprised third party logistics companies (3PLs) have proved unwilling to discuss their role in the application of penalty charges for non-compliant deliveries at retailers’ distribution centres, and advised hauliers unhappy about having to pay the fines to stop taking on contracts that involve them.