Get ready – this time it’s for real, warns Clecat

European forwarders’ organisation Clecat is urging shippers and hauliers to prepare for the introduction if full customs controls into the UK from the end of the year. It points out that from 1 January, customs controls will apply to all goods moving between the EU and GB, along with additional pre-notification requirements for certain SPS shipments. It says that while from early on in the process of the UK’s departure from ... [+]

Safety and security decs should be waived, says Clecat

European forwarder’s group CLECAT is calling for safety and security declarations to be waived in a position paper addressing the remaining Brexit issues. Director general Nicolette van der Jagt, said that, according to the current state of play in the negotiations, operators on both sides would have to lodge entry and ... [+]

Clecat welcomes Irish plan

European forwarders organisation CLECAT has welcomed the UK’s Alternative Arrangements Commission (AAC) Report published on 18 July. The independent Commission, consisting of approximately 50 UK Members of Parliament, supported by a panel of customs and trade experts, has sought to develop credible and practical alternative arrangements ensuring there is no hard ... [+]

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