Post-Brexit rules could play havoc with Ulster food chain, says Gove

Companies ending food products from mainland Great Britain to Northern Ireland could face a mass of paperwork, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove told the Logistics UK Get Ready for Brexit online seminar on 25 November. Asked about the current status of the Retailer Movement Scheme that would govern freight movements between GB and Northern Ireland after the end of Brexit transition on 1 January, he said that negotiations ... [+]

Avoid a ‘no deal’ urges Logistics UK

Logistics UK is urging both sides in the Brexit negotiations to achieve a consensus and avoida potential No Deal outcome.  Elizabeth de Jong, the business group’s policy director, is encouraging negotiators to take a pragmatic view in order to protect the interests of those charged with keeping supply chains open: “Neither ... [+]

Logistics UK lambasts government Brexit unreadiness

Logistics UK policy director Elizabeth de Jong addressed the House of Commons Select Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union on 11 November, calling on the government to provide the clarity and systems its members require to prepare for the end of Brexit transition on 31 December. Without ... [+]

Half-day event to help hauliers get Brexit-ready

Logistics UK (formerly FTA) is holding a virtual conference, sponsored by Port of Dover, to help hauliers get ‘Brexit ready’ on 25 November. The half-day event will provide hauliers with practical advice on how to prepare for the changes that lie ahead, including IT systems, customs controls and procedures; traffic management in Kent; and trade ... [+]

Bring forward new border measures, says Logistics UK

Logistics UK (formerly FTA) has called for greater ambition in the timeframe of the government’s 2025 UK Border Strategy, in its response to consultation, which closed on 28 August.Manager of European and international policy, Sarah Laouadi commented: “The concepts of upstream compliance, e-documents and single window to avoid duplication of ... [+]

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