The United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has given a cautious welcome to the government’s new Customs Declaration Service (CDS), which is due to be introduced shortly before Brexit. CDS replaces ageing software originally created in 1989 called Customs Handling of Import & Export Freight (CHIEF) and will be phased in between August 2018 and January 2019. It will process up to 255 million declarations each year compared to the current system’s 55 million. UKWA’s CEO Peter Ward said: “We welcome […]
Hauliers in Northern and Southern Ireland have expressed concern over customs tariffs and border controls springing up after Brexit, warning that costs must increase to mitigate the effects.
Palletways has said a departure from the EU will inevitably create “new challenges” for the industry and the network, in the wake of the UK’s decision to end their membership.
More than a third of hauliers (35%) have felt an effect from Britain’s decision to quit the EU, according to a new survey.