The prospect of long delays to freight traffic heading through Kent to the Channel ports has again been raised in a letter from Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove MP – seen by the BBC – warning that there could be queues of up to 7,000 trucks in the event of a no-deal end to the Brexit transition period at the end of December. He also warned that new Customs clearance procedures could see two-day delays to imports, raising fears of […]
Temperature-controlled specialist Nagel Langdons saw its turnover rise 16% in 2016, but has warned that increased consumer price pressures as a result of Brexit could affect the stable growth generally associated with the sector.
However hard or soft Brexit turns out to be in March 2019, the uncertainty the government’s handling of the process has created is already damaging the UK truck market.
The government has confirmed that around 50,000 workers will need to be recruited to fill out customs paperwork for trade with the EU after Brexit in a Canada-style deal.