The government has suspended the introduction of pre-arrival forms for EU imports in the event of a no-deal Brexit. HMRC said the six-month waiver of the Security and Safety Declarations would give companies more time to prepare for changes to EU-UK trade arrangements in the event the country leaves without a deal. It said that following a series of meetings with haulage representatives this week, it decided that the status quo would be temporarily maintained. Currently entry summary declarations are […]
Switch to unaccompanied freight model to avoid Brexit border delays at Channel Ports, says Peel Ports
Hauliers could avoid Brexit border delays at the Channel Ports by sending freight unaccompanied via other locations, according to Peel Ports.
Uncertainty over the immigration system after Brexit next year will compound the industry’s driver shortage and goods and services could grind to a halt, according to an FTA report.
The UK cannot use the Northern Irish border as a “test case” for its future customs relationship with the EU, Brexit chief negotiator Michel Barnier has warned.