Brexit complexities and the impact of Covid-19 continue to be the biggest challenges for operators during 2021, according to a brand-new report by MT and sister title Commercial Motor. The ‘Hot Topic: Industry Insight 2021’ report asks industry readers their thoughts on a range of topics affecting trading conditions, as well as exploring fleet investment trends for the year ahead. When asked about key business challenges, respondents put Brexit and the continued coronavirus pandemic at the top of their list, […]
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