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 […]
Despite the continuing uncertainty over the UK economy and the future of foreign drivers post-Brexit, confidence amongst UK’s logistics businesses has risen from the historic low registered in the first half of 2016, according to a new survey. Although the latest UK Logistics Confidence Index from Barclays and Moore Stephens, remained depressed at 53 in the second half of 2016, compared with the high point two years ago of 71.4, it is at least up from the 51.8 low seen […]
Palletways has said a departure from the EU will inevitably create “new challenges” for the industry and the network, in the wake of the UK’s decision to end their membership.