A disorderly Brexit could see the UK logistics sector suffer losses of £6.7bn a year by 2024, according to a report published today (6 March). The report, from workforce management consultancy Quinyx, compared the predicted growth and economic output of the UK’s logistics sector blue-collar workforce under both a disorderly and an orderly Brexit scenario. The study defines a disorderly Brexit as one in which the UK either leaves the EU without an agreement or delays its departure in an […]
The public spending watchdog has criticised the government for failing to prepare for Brexit and said between 40% and 70% of laden HGVs travelling to the EU will not be ready for Customs requirements.
Think Logistics has set itself a target of ensuring 1,000 students aged 16 to 18 attend one of its workshops by May 2016, and is urging operators to take part in the half-day sessions.
The UK is in danger of failing to recruit the 50,000 customs agents needed to prevent major queues at its borders if it crashes out of Europe without a deal at the end of the year.