Hauliers weigh up cost impact of post-Brexit re-routing


 

The ports of Liverpool, Heysham and Sheerness could mitigate problems caused by bottlenecks in the Dover Straits following Brexit – despite warnings from hauliers about the considerable re-routing costs. Their owner, Peel Ports, said each had the capability to limit the impact on trading stemming from the UK’s departure from the EU and play “a vital role in ensuring cargo flows freely through UK ports”. It explained that moving non-perishable freight unaccompanied is faster and more cost effective than relying […]