The RHA is warning that customs posts on either side of the Irish border would harm the economy. The warning has been prompted by reports that the government is proposing customs clearance zones be set up to check goods and paperwork. The RHA responded to the reports by warning that any customs formalities would lead to delays and increased costs. Read more No-deal Brexit will cause ‘paralysis at the border’ in Northern Ireland with lengthy delays for HGVs seeking passage […]
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.
The CEO of the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has warned that global political and economic uncertainty linked to societal shifts and changing consumer behaviour is creating “a perfect storm that is driving an unprecedented pace of change within the logistics sector”.
Logistics UK has urged businesses that rely on UK-EU supply chains to engage with advice sites popping up all over the UK to provide HGV drivers with information on Brexit preparations.