Europa Road has created a new team to support its customs product launched last year, Europa FLOW. The product is designed to minimise post-Brexit transit time delays and circumvents delays created by the need to contact importers prior to delivery, to agree terms and collect VAT and duty. It has now appointed a national branch customs compliance manager, John Fairfield, along with 12 branch supervisors who will join its network of branches across the UK. “The decision to further expand […]
No-deal Brexit will cause ‘paralysis at the border’ in Northern Ireland with lengthy delays for HGVs seeking passage
A no-deal Brexit could result in one lorry every 30 seconds being subjected to checks at the border in Northern Ireland, according to the FTA.
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.