Brexit UK-EU logistics ‘teething problems’ could take years to resolve


 

Frank Zapper once commented that the world might not end in fire or ice, but in paperwork. For much of the international logistics sector, January felt exactly like slow death by paperwork, with customs clearances piling up in their software systems, and the freight piling up in the warehouses. As freight flows normalise and the bureaucracy becomes more familiar, can we sort the ‘teething problems’ from the urgent and serious threats to supply chain integrity? Freight volumes plummeted in January. […]