• As Canada’s ELD mandate takes effect, compliance is impossible

    Jun 14, 2021 — What if a federal regulation was passed, and no one complied? That’s the awkward situation the industry finds itself in, with the Canadian electronic logging device (ELD) mandate that took effect June 12. Canada’s ELD mandate requires carriers to use a third-party-certified ELD, a list of which will be posted to Transport Canada’s website. However, no devices have been approved to date. That doesn’t mean the regulation is being postponed. It just means there will initially be no way to comply.
  • Hauliers must comply with post-Brexit common transit convention, warns Bifa

    Jun 10, 2021 — UK hauliers have been warned about meeting their common transit convention obligations, after it emerged some were failing to comply with post-Brexit rules. The British International Freight Association reiterated the need for CTC compliance after discovering several members were failing to present transit accompanying documents at an office of destination where transit movements end.
  • Calls for government action to tackle driver shortage crisis grow more urgent

    Jun 9, 2021 — Road freight lobby groups have renewed calls for government support to tackle the driver shortage crisis, as research revealed European capacity hit a three-year low last month.