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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.

Ford trials digital delivery system

Ford has formed a partnership with Gnewt by Menzies to trial a new digital delivery service that will co-ordinate multiple modes of transport.

Walmart pays drivers $87,500 a year

Walmart says it is now paying its US truck drivers an average of $87,500 (£67,700) a year, after increasing pay rates at the beginning of February.

Heavy truck market falls 4pc in 2018

Some 43,103 heavy trucks were registered on UK roads in 2018, almost two thousand fewer than in 2017, according to full year figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.

AB InBev trials LNG deliveries

Budweiser, Stella Artois, Beck’s and Bud Light brewer AB InBev is to trial the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to make beer deliveries as it aims to meet its 2025 Sustainability Goals of reducing 25 per cent of CO2 emissions across the value chain.

We need more than simplified customs procedures, says RHA

The Government has announced that simplified customs checks will be employed in the event of a no-deal Brexit allowing trucks to drive straight off ferries and Channel trains but the RHA does not think this is enough to prepare businesses.

£70bn transformation plans for the North

Transport for the North has set out draft proposals for the Strategic Transport Plan and the Investment Programme which is to rebalance underinvestment and drive transformation in northern infrastructure over the next 30 years using up to £70 billion of investment.

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.