The government faces “significant challenges” in getting its customs declaration system up and running in time for Brexit, according to the National Audit Office (NAO). The warning comes in the NAO’s latest report on the progress of HMRC programme to replace its existing customs system, CHIEF (Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight), with a new Customs Declaration Service (CDS). Currently CHIEF processes around 55 million customs declarations a year, with that figure predicted to rise to 255 million once […]
Delegates at this year’s Microlise Conference were divided on whether exiting the EU would have a negative impact on the road transport industry, according to event figures.
Hauliers will be faced with a major training challenge if the UK quits the customs union, CEVA Logistics’ executive director Leigh Pomlett has warned MPs.
From 1 January, standard O-licence holders will be required to demonstrate an increased level of financial facilities, after the drop in the value of value of the pound following the EU referendum.