Logistics UK said member companies could continue trading smoothly with the EU at the end of the Brexit transition period after it secured discounted access to software from customs experts AEB. Organisations that will be required to make customs declarations from 1 January can get a lifetime 5% discount on AEB’s four software packages, which Logistics UK said can be used to speed up the process. Al Richardson, head of membership at Logistics UK, said: “Customs declarations will be required […]
The DVSA’s ability to resolve a huge backlog in vocational driver tests has been questioned by Logistics UK, which called for expanding delegated testing to fix the crisis.
Logistics UK has raised concerns over the government’s consultation on Operation Brock enforcement, which closes on Sunday (23 August) and relates to road usage at the Channel ports, particularly across Kent, after the end of the EU transition period.
UK international hauliers and their customers could face a two-tier UK customs system, post-Brexit, which will prioritise larger importers, leaving smaller importers and their logistics partners facing slower customs clearance and higher prices.