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 […]
The creation of a northern powerhouse hangs in the balance following the EU referendum result, unless international trade is addressed as a matter of urgency, the FTA has warned.
Industry leaders have called for logisitcs to be given dispensation after Brexit due to its reliance on EU workers. MT examines the issue.
What will Brexit mean for supply chains? How it will affect border crossings? What will it mean for the wider economy?