Pall-Ex has said it is “saddened” by the UK’s decision to leave the European Union and reiterated its warning that the forthcoming Brexit will “deeply” affect the supply chain. The pallet network’s founder Hilary Devey was a spokeswoman for the Stronger In campaign in the lead-up to yesterday’s referendum. In a statement this morning, Pall-Ex MD Kevin Buchanan said: “As a business, we’ve always said that Britain is stronger in Europe. We’re saddened that the majority of people didn’t share […]
Any introduction of tariffs, quotas and new customs clearances at UK ports after the UK leaves the EU could cause “significant difficulties” for the supply chain, an influential group of MPs have been told.
The industry has hit back at the government’s warning that there will be queues 7,000-trucks-long blocking Kent unless it gets its paperwork in order by the end of the transition period, accusing it of avoiding responsibility for its own mismanagement.
Operation Brock is set to be revived as part of government plans to cope with post-Brexit queues at the Channel Ports.