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The End of an Up and Down Year for Hauliers

The End of an Up and Down Year for Hauliers

It’s probably safe to assume that hauliers, like just about everyone else, are now counting the days to the end of 2020.  Admittedly, 2021 looks set to have an interesting start, namely Brexit (and probably COVID19 as well).  Hopefully, however, the worst is now...
The Cabotage Roadblock

The Cabotage Roadblock

European hauliers currently move 85% of the volume of goods that come into the UK.  You might therefore think that the EU would be very happy with the UK’s suggestion that cabotage arrangements be kept in place.  You would, however, be wrong.  Here is a quick guide to...
Is going global right for you?

Is going global right for you?

When the internet first came along, many business experts became very excited about the fact that it opened the door to smaller businesses to compete on a global basis in the same way as bigger companies had been doing for years.  Some companies grabbed this new...
The Freight Industry Counts Down to Brexit

The Freight Industry Counts Down to Brexit

At present, the UK government’s position is that Brexit will go ahead as planned regardless of the outcome of negotiations.  This means that the freight industry has to assume that it needs to be prepared to exit the EU on 31st December.  Here are some of the concerns...
Freight trends for 2020 – What’s left of it!

Freight trends for 2020 – What’s left of it!

For many businesses, the effective new year is in April, when taxes close and people really start to emerge from winter hibernation. However, this year April was more lockdown than business growth, but as we emerge more and more, now seems like an appropriate time to...
Preparing for post-Brexit border checks

Preparing for post-Brexit border checks

With Brexit less than six months away, the haulage industry now faces a race to prepare for what it brings.  What’s more, it has to make its preparations while still dealing with COVID19 and facing the possibility of a second wave of the virus.  Here are some thoughts...

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