‘Nightmare’ new border checks will make import trade impossible for small businesses, Cold Chain Federation warns ministers


The government must not delay the introduction of post-Brexit border checks on imports due to be implemented from July, according to Logistics UK. However, its call to stick to the planned timetable came as the Cold Chain Federation (CCF) told MPs the additional checks would be “a nightmare” for small businesses and that a collapse in trade for these firms couldn’t be ruled out. Sarah Laouadi, Logistics UK head of international policy, said businesses would be unsettled by further delays. […]