The RHA is standing by its claims that the volume of exports going via British ports to the EU plummeted by 68% last month, despite a government statement to the contrary. The RHA’s calculation, made against the same time period last year, is based on a survey of the association’s haulage members. The survey also showed that 65%-75% of trailers from the EU were going back empty in the same period. Richard Ballantyne, chief executive of the British Ports Association […]
A government move to inject another £50m into training and recruiting customs agents in the wake of its decision not to extend the Brexit transition period has been given a muted welcome by the freight industry.
Hauliers will be faced with a major training challenge if the UK quits the customs union, CEVA Logistics’ executive director Leigh Pomlett has warned MPs.