Hauliers revert to TIR system to sidestep Brexit red tape


 

It’s ‘back to the future’ for international hauliers needing smooth transport across borders after Brexit, with the International Road Transport Union (IRU) claiming firms are returning to the TIR system. The IRU said paperwork, delays and a shortage of customs brokers and transit guarantees meant transport operators were turning to the TIR carnet as “a simple, cost-effective and easily accessible” method to manage new customs border arrangements. The union highlighted the case of Polish haulier Sachs Trans, whose driver (pictured) […]