Hauliers looking to avoid post-Brexit border disruption are invited to an RHA seminar on the TIR international customs transit system tomorrow (17 February). TIR, which operates across all EU countries and beyond, helps hauliers to avoid the use of national transit procedures through the use of customs-sealed containers. It is operated by the International Road Transport Union (IRU) and UK hauliers can apply to join it as members of either the RHA or Logistics UK. To comply, operators must meet […]
The RHA has accused Border Force of ignoring the industry’s longstanding concerns about stowaways attempting to enter the UK and the lack of support for HGV drivers.
As confusion continues in Westminster over the shape of the UK’s future relationship with the EU, the FTA is urging politicians to find a solution which supports businesses so that Britain can keep trading effectively with its biggest market, the EU. As the clock counts down to March 29 when the UK is set to leave the EU, James Hookham, deputy chief executive of the FTA, warns that a no deal outcome to negotiations would put business, jobs and the […]
Leading trade associations have broadly welcomed the government’s Brexit White Paper but warned that it could amplify the nation’s skills shortage.