Government plans to avoid border chaos in the Brexit transition period with an Operation Stack alternative are in danger of being delayed, the National Audit Office (NAO) has warned this week. The watchdog warns that a version of Operation Stack, dubbed Project Brock, which will be used to control traffic on the M20 to Dover in the post-Brexit interim, has ‘‘very little room for delay’’ and carries ‘‘significant risk’. The NAO report says its “detailed examination of the contingency preparations suggests […]
A customs software provider for freight forwarders has told the government there is “a totally unacceptable level of risk” in mandating its Customs Declaration Service (CDS) for shipments to and out of Northern Ireland.
Honda’s plans to close its Swindon plant in 2022 come as yet another blow to hauliers operating in the automotive sector with unions warning that the move will threaten thousands of supply chain jobs across the UK.
The disused port of Stranraer in Scotland will be used as a lorry park for up to 300 HGVs in order to mitigate the “significant economic shock” brought about by a no-deal Brexit.