A new study has revealed that the vast majority of hauliers – 96% – are not ready for the end of the Brexit transition period and require clarity on border legislation. Confusion around the transition is apparent in the results, which showed that 66% of respondents are not prepared to present safety and security declarations at customs – because they assumed these documents are the responsibility of the exporter or importer rather than the haulier or courier. The survey of […]
Avoid a no-deal Brexit or face “devastating” trade and job losses, automotive industry warns EU and UK negotiators
Twenty three European automotive industry leaders are calling on the EU and UK to “pull out all the stops” to avoid a no-deal Brexit and secure a free trade agreement (FTA) or face “devastating” trade and job losses across the sector.
A government move to inject another £50m into training and recruiting customs agents in the wake of its decision not to extend the Brexit transition period has been given a muted welcome by the freight industry.
The FTA has warned its members that a hard Brexit may force them to rethink their business models.