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 […]
Chilled, frozen and ambient food transport provider Nagel Langdons has recruited specialists in international trade to combat the effects of Brexit on the company and its customers.
The government has challenged the logistics industry to boost the number of its female and ethnic minority employees.
The RHA has warned that leaving the European single market and the European Union Customs Union “will inevitably add a degree of administrative cost” to UK operators and could slow down the supply chain.