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. The warning comes from Sam Tyagi, founder and chief executive of customs clearance platform KlearNow. It follows a survey commissioned by the company which found that 45% of logistics workers believe the UK’s customs infrastructure will struggle with the increased import and export paperwork. Tyagi said: “It’s […]
The RHA has announced that the sign-up process for its new Customs Brokerage Service for international hauliers will begin on 1 November 2020.
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is calling for major improvements to regional infrastructure to boost productivity and help England’s regions improve links with international markets.
It would be a “disaster” for the commercial vehicle industry if the UK crashed out of the EU in 2019 without a good trade deal with the remaining EU27 countries, SMMT chief executive Mike Hawes has warned.