Freight industry must not be ‘thrown to the wolves’ if government fails to deliver viable customs system

Dover port delays

The road freight industry is in danger of being “thrown to the wolves” if the government fails to install a competent customs system in time for Brexit, the FTA warned this week. The warning came in response to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report: Brexit and the future of customs, published yesterday (14 November). The report raises concerns that HMRC’s current customs system is incapable of handling a predicted five fold increase in customs declarations that Brexit will create. It […]