HGV drivers will no longer need a Kent Access Permit (KAP) to enter Kent from today (20 April) whilst the M20 moveable barrier will be taken down by the end of this week. DfT has announced that hauliers and other commercial drivers moving goods between Britain and the European Union are now free to travel into and across Kent without the need for the permit which was introduced on 16 December, ahead of the end of the Brexit transition period, […]
Kent County Council is calling on the government to give police emergency powers to control the flow of freight around the Channel ports in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Pall-Ex’s ambitious European expansion plan remains on track, despite the economic volatility gripping the Continent, deputy MD Cris Stephenson has said. Pall-Ex has set itself the target of having a 15 country-strong network of European franchisees by 2015. Stephenson confirmed its European expansion was “on track, and unchanged”. He said pallet networks’ inherent efficiencies and co-operative approach meant that, despite Europe’s troubles, they “play into that quite usefully. In times of economic trouble they are [often] a better option.” Pall-Ex […]
Pall-Ex France has officially gone live, becoming the business’s fourth active network on the Continent.