Friday 14th Dec 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Botched Brexit: business mustn’t carry the can, says FTA

The Freight Transport Association has warned that business should not be left to carry the can for a botched Brexit process, in the wake of the news that prime minister Theresa May will face a vote of no confidence tonight.

No-deal Brexit preparations are ‘dire’

Government plans for a no-deal Brexit are “dire”, the Road Haulage Association warned as prime minister Theresa May decided to abandon plans to allow MPs to vote on her deal today (11th December).

£8m for customs intermediaries and traders

Customs intermediaries and traders completing customs declarations can apply for grants to support training and IT under a £8 million government scheme designed to increase capacity in the sector ahead of Brexit in March 2019.

ECMT permits: two weeks to apply

The Department for Transport has reminded hauliers that they have until Friday 21st December to apply for ECMT permits, which might be needed if the UK leaves the European Union without a formal deal next year.

FTA repeats call to back Brexit deal

The Freight Transport Association has repeated its call to MPs to back the Brexit withdrawal agreement when is comes to the vote on 11th December, arguing that a no-deal Brexit would lead to drastic restrictions on road haulage, as well as new customs declarations, duty payments, conformity checks and other inspections at the EU border.

Top priorities for hauliers post-Brexit

FTA in favour of the withdrawal agreement  

Freight Transport Association has called for MPs to vote in favour of the Withdrawal Agreement in order to delivering the frictionless trade that the logistics sector was promised and Britain trading post-Brexit.

RHA welcomes Public Accounts Committee report

The Road Haulage Association has responded to the Public Accounts Committee’s report on the Department for Transport’s implementation of Brexit agreeing that the report supports the opinions of its members.