Have you prepared for Brexit?

Have you prepared for Brexit? If not, then you are not alone. Carousel Logistics have carried out a survey on Brexit readiness. It reveals that 50% of manufacturers in Britain and Germany have not yet begun to prepare their supply chains for Brexit. What to prepare for The industry is still waiting for an [...]

2018-09-10T09:49:26+00:00September 10th, 2018|Road transport|

21st Century Silk Road under construction

The 21st Century Silk Road is under construction from China to Europe. Unlike the ancient silk road made of caravans of camels, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is an ambitious effort to improve regional cooperation and connectivity on a trans-continental scale. The Belt and Road Initiative The BRI is set to link China [...]

2018-09-10T09:15:28+00:00September 10th, 2018|Rail transport, Road transport, Seafreight|

No road tax on hybrid trucks

Germany is introducing an increase in toll rates and conversion of toll classes as from 21 January 2019 All hybrid trucks to be free from tax The federal government have now confirmed that all hybrid trucks are to be free from road tax. Originally, only hybrid trucks with a minimum electrical range of 40 [...]

2018-08-27T11:34:59+00:00August 27th, 2018|Road transport|

German road tax increase on 1 July 2018

You can expect logistics costs for road transport to, from and through Germany to increase by 1 July of this year. The reason for the cost rise, is an increase in the number of roads being subject to road tax. Currently 15,000 kilometers of federal roads are taxed. With the change, a total of [...]

2018-06-14T16:10:34+00:00June 14th, 2018|Road transport|

Road tax enforcement in Greece

The Greek government are enforcing the payment of road tax for all trucks above 3.5 tonne. No country roads Trucks driving in Greece are not allowed to deviate their route to avoid paying road tax. As a consequence, trucks are forced to use the main roads only. Any deviation will result in a fine [...]

2018-01-17T13:04:40+00:00January 15th, 2018|Road transport|