Potential customs clearance delays and the consequent increase in demand for UK warehousing for buffer stocks has led frozen distribition specialist NewCold to investigate possibilities for a new UK site. According to NewCold country director Jon Miles the movement of goods from central European hubs into the UK will become more complex if, as expected, the UK leaves the Customs Union. “Currently, it is possible for a food producer to store product in a warehouse close to the coast in […]
“Draconian” sanctions are increasingly being imposed on firms in the supply chain who make honest mistakes when dealing with non-duty-paid goods, the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has warned.
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.
Liverpool-based nut processor and packer Trigon Snacks has awarded a new contract for warehousing and distribution of its brands, including Planters and BigD, to Culina. Under the deal, Trigon products will be stored at Culina’s Middleton depot, near Manchester, and delivered using a shared user-model to wholesalers and retailers throughout the UK. A key issue in choosing Culina was the ability of the warehousing component of the operation to cope with seasonal peaks, said Trigon Snacks supply chain manager Kevin […]