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Transport and logistics

The transport and logistics sector is complex and highly regulated. Failure to comply can result in heavy fines and your drivers and vehicles being taken off the road. From compliance with operators’ licences to tachographs and driver’s hours, our team understands the issues facing retailers and can help you to achieve compliance whilst securing your commercial objectives.

  • Leading advice – acting for DPD in connection with a flagship scheme for 7.5 tonne vehicles which has gained VOSA approval.
  • Full service advice – from advising on data protection and website issues in relation to the delivery of products to households to the drafting of international logistics agreements (and applying those agreements in relation to CMR) to warehousing requirements and distribution contracts for the importation of products into the UK.
  • National and international client base – the team deal regularly with cross border transport issues having a detailed understanding of areas such as CMR.
  • High profile clients – advising on the outsourcing of freight and logistics operations.

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