A no-deal Brexit will have a “severe” impact on the automotive sector, raising prices for customers and disrupting the industry’s just-in-time operating model, EU automotive organisations warned this week. In an unprecedented joint statement, 23 automotive associations from across the EU warned of the “devastating” impact a no-deal Brexit will have on the sector. It said: “The UK’s departure from the EU without a deal would trigger a seismic shift in trading conditions, with billions of euros of tariffs threatening […]
All lorries carrying meat, fish and other food perishables could be subject to strict checks at Calais, post- Brexit, the deputy head of the Port of Calais told MPs this week.
It would be a “disaster” for the commercial vehicle industry if the UK crashed out of the EU in 2019 without a good trade deal with the remaining EU27 countries, SMMT chief executive Mike Hawes has warned.
Logistics UK has been invited to join the government’s Brexit Business Taskforce, providing advice about how logistics can overcome challenges posed by new trading arrangements.