The Brexit extension removes the immediate danger of a no-Deal exit but…..
Easements previously announced by HMRC in the run up to the original March Brexit deadline, have been extended for the 31st October 2019 deadline.
HMRC authorises firms for Transitional Simplified Procedures (TSP) designed to simplify importing after Brexit on 31 October.
While our politicians continue to wrangle and leaked government documents warn of ‘no-deal’ delays to medicine, shortages of fresh foods and price rises, HMRC and French Customs have issued their Brexit Ro/Ro guidance, and the EU has extended critical road and air regulations.
Short-sea European services and container ports across the UK have enough capacity to handle over 20% of Dover’s trailer volumes, avoiding post-Brexit congestion at the ferry port and potentially slashing costs by up to 50%…….but is it that simple……..
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has advised Norman Global Logistics, and other BIFA members, to prepare our customers and shippers for a disorderly British departure from the EU on 29 March, until further clarity is obtained.
A study by the International Monetary Fund has concluded that the UK will be hit harder by Brexit than the European Union, as Freight industry leaders urge forwarders and shippers to prepare for a hard Brexit.
The new £157m Customs Declaration Service (CDS) will go live just three months before Britain leaves the EU. Introducing a massive new programme at such a critical time is making many nervous, but we believe that CDS represents a massive step forward.