Europa Road has signed a groupage partnership deal with Belgium company Transuniverse Forwarding to help UK and European traders overcome trading obstacles created by the UK’s departure from the EU. Based in Wondelgem, Belgium, Transuniverse, which has a turnover of €72m, is a market leader for road transport with 43 forwarding destinations across Europe. Under the partnership the two companies will offer a driver-accompanied round trip model, several times per day, and handle post-Brexit customs formalities in the UK and […]
However hard or soft Brexit turns out to be in March 2019, the uncertainty the government’s handling of the process has created is already damaging the UK truck market.
Hauliers heading for the Channel crossings in the event of a no-deal Brexit will face a £300 fine if they try to avoid queues by using alternative routes to those designated under Operation Brock. Hauliers without the proper paperwork needed at the border will also be turned back.
Nagel Langdons is predicting a 10% permanent trading loss this year as it continues to feel the reverberations from the UK’s departure from the European Union and the Covid-19 pandemic.