Increased waiting times at the border and time spent in admin in preparation to cross the border are amidst the top concerns for hauliers following the Brexit deal, a study by the Haulage Exchange has found.
An underlying skills shortage is going to be severely impacted by Brexit, according to a new research from Logistics UK.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed that all heavy goods vehicles (HGV) using the Short Straits channel crossings will need a permit to enter Kent.
Daf Trucks has pledged that prices on all new UK orders for LF, CF and XF vehicles will remain secured for vehicles built by the end of February 2021.
The UK’s interconnected supply chain could be put at risk due to a lack of pace in some government Brexit preparations, warns Logistics UK.
The commercial fleet industry is warning that a new points-based immigration system could bring the supply chain to a grinding halt.
An extension to the Brexit transition period is essential as the country deals with the coronavirus crisis, claim two of the industry’s leading trade bodies.
According to research from IRU, the European road transport sector will face a 13% increase in driver shortage this year (2020).
Fiscal incentives to support transport businesses and promote investment are vital as the UK navigates the uncertain Brexit transition period, says Menzies LLP.
Dawsongroup is predicting substantial growth in the rental and leasing sector post-Brexit, with the haulage industry potentially overturning long-held traditional positions on ownership.
FTA is warning that without the passing of the Withdrawal Agreement through Parliament, the risk of a ‘no deal’ departure remains.
The EU has approved the extension of two contingency measures to maintain road haulage and air connectivity, by another seven months, in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
The Government has suggested five things parcel delivery and logistics companies can do now to get ready for the UK leaving the EU on October 31.
The Government has revised the tariff rates that will be applied to trucks purchased from outside the UK in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
£8m scheme aims to establish 150 pop-up advice centres across 10 countries, with messaging supported by a billboard and media advertising campaign.
FTA has criticised the Government for not sharing potential Brexit no-deal scenarios with the logistics industry after they were leaked over the weekend.
The used LCV market is showing signs of change caused by Brexit and with the introduction of the London ULEZ, according to Shoreham Vehicle Auctions (SVA).
New research also reveals that under any Brexit scenario employers in the UK’s logistics sector expect to lose – on average – 21% of their blue-collar workforce.