The logistics industry is calling for urgent action to prepare for a no-deal Brexit after the government confirmed this week that there will be trade barriers post-Brexit for both exports and imports. Speaking at a Cabinet Office event entitled Preparing Our Border for the Future Relationship, Michael Gove – the cabinet minister in charge of Brexit arrangements – told delegates there will be checks on food and animal products at the border and a need for customs declarations and safety […]
No-deal Brexit will cause ‘paralysis at the border’ in Northern Ireland with lengthy delays for HGVs seeking passage
A no-deal Brexit could result in one lorry every 30 seconds being subjected to checks at the border in Northern Ireland, according to the FTA.
Hauliers heading for the Channel crossings in the event of a no-deal Brexit will face a £300 fine if they try to avoid queues by using alternative routes to those designated under Operation Brock. Hauliers without the proper paperwork needed at the border will also be turned back.