The Operation Brock contraflow system on the M20 has been mothballed from today (26 April), as the impact of new Brexit border regulations at the Channel ports abates. The system was put in place in December 2020 in anticipation of expected disruption at the ports at the end of the Brexit transition period. The concrete barrier divided the London-bound M20 between junctions 8 and 9, to allow coastbound lorries to be separated from other traffic. Road works to restore normal […]
The FTA told MPs that it was “surprised” it had not been alerted to government research that found a no-deal Brexit would result not only in severe delays at Calais but also fuel shortages affecting hauliers across the UK.
UK international hauliers and their customers could face a two-tier UK customs system, post-Brexit, which will prioritise larger importers, leaving smaller importers and their logistics partners facing slower customs clearance and higher prices.
Plans to raise the London congestion charge by 30% and extend it to evenings and weekends, has been slammed by the logistics industry.