Land Transport

RHA Customs Brokerage, a new service for international hauliers

Land Transport - 2020-10-29

With less than 10 weeks until the Brexit transition period ends, the RHA fully endorses Government’s acknowledgement that “time is running out for business to prepare”...

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Driving the future of data: a global challenge for road transport

Land Transport - 2020-10-26

Transport operators are massive generators of data...

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Read the RHA’s updated Brexit Operator Checklist

Land Transport - 2020-10-26

The RHA has updated its GB <> EU Border – Operator Checklist document, which you can view here...

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Pandemic-weakened EU countries unlikely to waive track access charges

Land Transport - 2020-10-22

Only a few EU Member States will respond to the call of new EU legislation, allowing for a waiver, reduction or deferral of track access charges as long as the pandemic lasts...

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Fight global youth unemployment by reducing the minimum age of professional drivers

Land Transport - 2020-10-16

IRU is calling on governments to lower the minimum age for professional drivers to 18 in all sectors (truck, bus and coach)...

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German parliament approves CO2 starting price of €25 per tonne

Land Transport - 2020-10-13

The German parliament has voted in favour of a higher starting price for the country’s new CO2 reduction scheme in the heating and transport sectors, dpa reports...

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UK reveals plans for up to 10 inland border sites to cope with Brexit chaos

Land Transport - 2020-10-13

The government has announced plans for up to 10 inland sites to cope with Brexit congestion and border checks including in Birmingham, Warrington and at a former airfield near Epping Forest ...

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Brexit: ETF warns of chaos in road transport with port delays at UK border

Land Transport - 2020-09-29

The ETF has addressed a letter to the EU-UK Brexit Negotiation Taskforce to express and share UNITE the UNION’s concerns that Brexit will come with chaos and confusion on the UK border...

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Eurotunnel on track for Brexit disruption as talks falter

Land Transport - 2020-09-28

A report published on Tuesday (22 September) accused the UK government of failing to ensure that the cross-Channel rail link can continue to operate after the Brexit transition is over, while EU offic...

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7,000 trucks could be stuck at Dover for two days after Brexit transition

Land Transport - 2020-09-24

Up to 7,000 trucks carrying goods from the UK to the EU might face two-day delays in Dover after the Brexit transition, according to a leaked letter from UK Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove...

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Confusion Over Terminology Blamed for Brexit Misunderstanding

Land Transport - 2020-09-16

The government has claimed that a misunderstanding of terms is what led to an attack from Logistics UK regarding the readiness of the new Customs system designed to smooth the way for trucks...

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Now is the time to get vehicle distribution out of the stone age

Land Transport - 2020-09-16

The number one strategic challenge for the automotive logistics sector right now is in matching vehicle distribution with demand through new channels of communication and different levels of service...

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RHA Brexit Checklist- What you need to do now

Land Transport - 2020-09-15

The latest Brexit checklist is now available here...

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UK prepares network of lorry parks for potential Brexit freight chaos

Land Transport - 2020-09-10

With the UK just three months away from its full separation from the European Union from 1 January 2021, the UK government has given itself sweeping powers to build lorry parks in up to 29 parts of th...

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Volkswagen sets course for green electricity to power all freight carried on Deutsche Bahn

Land Transport - 2020-09-09

Volkswagen Group Logistics is switching all Deutsche Bahn carriage of materials and vehicles within Germany to green electricity by the start of 2021...

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Rail receives €4·7bn in French recovery spending package

Land Transport - 2020-09-08

The government announced on September 3 its intention to provide a financial support package for the rail sector worth €4...

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Financing electric trucks and charging infrastructure

Land Transport - 2020-09-02

In July 2020, European leaders have agreed on a historic EU financial deal to boost the European economy after the COVID-19 crisis...

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Connected Automated Driving: opportunities and challenges for road transport

Land Transport - 2020-09-01

We often hear from our members about the importance of reliable and complete information on new technologies...

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Future border strategy needs urgency to help reduce friction, says Logistics UK

Land Transport - 2020-08-31

In response to the government’s consultation on its 2025 UK Border Strategy, which closes this week (28 August 2020), Sarah Laouadi, Manager of European & International Policy at Logistics U...

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EU Drivers Hours Changes Need to be Studied to Ensure Compliance

Land Transport - 2020-08-28

Anyone reading the UK Department for Transport (DfT) directive on the changes made to HGV drivers' hours which came into force on the 20th August 2020 would, at first sight, think very l...

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