Freight forwarders warn of customs chaos if government adheres to Brexit deadline


 

Almost three quarters of freight forwarders are calling for the Brexit transition period to be extended if no trade deal is agreed with the EU. Another 50% are warning that they will not have enough staff to cope with the additional Customs-related work that a no-deal Brexit will bring. A survey of over 400 members of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) revealed widespread concern in the sector at the government’s insistence that there will be no extension of the […]