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, […]
“I’m losing a fortune” – Shellfish haulier forced to set up Spanish business to avoid new trade barriers
The decision to delay new border controls for EU goods imported into the UK has made business for shellfish hauliers much harder, according to an Aberdeen operator.
The RHA and Logistics UK are among more than 30 signatories of an open letter to the UK Prime Minister and EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier, urging them to agree to an “economically sensible” outcome to Brexit negotiations.
A new study from ParcelHero, released today, warns that Brexit red tape and increased duties could see UK traders face a 35% drop in sales of products sourced overseas.