Diamond Logistics sees international trade plummet amid “customs control hell”


Diamond Logistics has seen its international trade slump by 70% due to the full Brexit border controls introduced on 1 January this year, the company has reported. The new regulations require customs import declarations for all goods, with controls in operation at all ports and border locations. Documentary and physical checks are required, sometimes at inland border facilities, creating additional delays. Operators also require a supplier’s declaration proving the origin of the goods, if zero tariffs are being used that […]