Wednesday 20th Feb 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Top priorities for hauliers post-Brexit

HMRC to suspend launch of Entry Summary Declarations

HMRC is to suspend the introduction of Entry Summary Declarations on EU imports for six months, saying it would give companies more time to prepare for changes to EU trade arrangements should the UK leave without a deal.

Leeds CAZ needs clarity, says FTA

The Freight Transport Association believes that any businesses operating in and around Leeds need clarification on Leeds City Council’s newly-approved Clean Air Zone.

Don’t judge lorries the same as cars, says FTA

Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council have updated the city’s Zero Emission Zone plans so that only ultra-low emission cars that are capable of being zero emission can enter the city centre Zone – but would in effect excludes vans and lorries as they cannot meet the car-based requirement.

Top priorities for hauliers post-Brexit

Lack of clarity is jeopardising peoples’ jobs, says FTA

Although the government has waived the application fee for EU Settled Status applications there still remains much confusion around what future immigration will be allowed in the case of a no deal Brexit, says the Freight Transport Association.

Micro-bots to cut road disruption

The government plans to invest £26.6 million to build micro robots to repair the UK’s underground pipe network and prevent disruption of roadworks in the future.

Government must help industry cut emissions

The government must do more to help freight operators reduce their carbon emissions, the Freight Transport Association said in response to a National Infrastructure Commission report.

Government is listening to logistics sector, says FTA

The Freight Transport Authority has backed the government’s Aviation Strategy Consultation which details its long-term vision for aviation to 2050, saying it shows that the government is listening to the logistics sector and recognising the importance of air cargo to the UK economy.

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.