A leaked government dossier that predicts months of delays at ports and shortages of some foods and medicines in the event of a no-deal Brexit is not “scaremongering” and supports the RHA’s long-held concerns, chief executive Richard Burnett said this week. The secret document, dubbed Operation Yellowhammer, reveals that up to 85% of lorries travelling across the Channel may not be ready for French customs in the event of a no-deal brexit. It also reveals that in a “reasonable worst-case […]
Potential customs clearance delays and the consequent increase in demand for UK warehousing for buffer stocks has led frozen distribition specialist NewCold to investigate possibilities for a new UK site.
Industry leaders have called for logisitcs to be given dispensation after Brexit due to its reliance on EU workers. MT examines the issue.