ParcelHero is calling on the government to take urgent action as official figures reveal over a third of UK importers are struggling at borders and Northern Ireland trade is in a downward spiral. The latest ONS economy report highlights soaring problems at customs and a crisis developing in the province. Transport costs, border disruption and customs duties problems soared in the two-week period between 24 January and 7 February. David Jinks, ParcelHero head of consumer research, said the new figures […]
The RHA is warning that customs posts on either side of the Irish border would harm the economy.
UK automotive manufacturing sector needs further government intervention to ensure post-pandemic recovery, SMMT warns
The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on manufacturing is expected to cut annual light commercial vehicle production volumes by a third to just 920,000 units this year, according to a report by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
Operators have just one more week to apply for European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) permits that will allow them to continue transporting goods in the EU in the event of a no-deal Brexit.