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……..
If the UK should eventually leave the EU with no-deal, any goods requiring certification and placed on the market prior to the exit date, will be able to stay in circulation, however different regulations may apply to different products.
We review the latest HMRC developments, in particular the no-deal Brexit border processes that have been updated to expedite movements through Ro/Ro ports and simplify many importing processes.
We anticipate further delays at Eurotunnel, Calais and surrounding ports, as industrial action by French customs officials, over a no-deal Brexit, is expected to continue until at least the 3rd April.
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.
The temporary tariff announced yesterday, which would go into place after 29th March if there is a no-deal Brexit, includes increases to ‘sensitive’ products, to protect selected UK sectors.
Plans to phase in Entry Summary Declarations if the UK leaves the EU without a deal are announced by the government.
The following is a compilation of the Brexit checklist shared with Norman Global Logistics clients last week and is intended to provide a summary of the most important actions and issues you need to know in the run up to a potential no-deal Brexit.
To ensure that we can support our clients, Norman Global Logistics have been preparing for the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal on the 29th March 2019.
HMRC have written to all UK businesses that currently trade with the European Union to outline new procedures that will take effect in the event of a no-deal Brexit and the actions they need to take in advance of the March deadline.