Thursday 21st Feb 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Top priorities for hauliers post-Brexit

HMRC to suspend launch of Entry Summary Declarations

HMRC is to suspend the introduction of Entry Summary Declarations on EU imports for six months, saying it would give companies more time to prepare for changes to EU trade arrangements should the UK leave without a deal.

Time is running out

Prime minister Theresa May is expected to visit Brussels tomorrow in yet another attempt to win further Brexit concessions from the European Union. It’s now just 38 days to Brexit and the prospect of the UK crashing out without a deal appears to be increasing.

We need more than simplified customs procedures, says RHA

The Government has announced that simplified customs checks will be employed in the event of a no-deal Brexit allowing trucks to drive straight off ferries and Channel trains but the RHA does not think this is enough to prepare businesses.

RHA welcomes EU post-Brexit support

The European Commission has proposed a “bare bones” arrangement which would allow UK hauliers to carry goods into the EU from 29 March to 31 December.

Top priorities for hauliers post-Brexit

Lack of clarity is jeopardising peoples’ jobs, says FTA

Although the government has waived the application fee for EU Settled Status applications there still remains much confusion around what future immigration will be allowed in the case of a no deal Brexit, says the Freight Transport Association.

RHA challenges Port of Calais president

The Road Haulage Association has called out Port of Calais president Jean-Marc Puissesseau after he made claims that Port of Calais will not be carrying out any more vehicle checks than are already being carried out, apart from those for food, livestock and migrants, post-Brexit.

FTA and RHA condemn immigration plans

The Freight Transport Association and Road Haulage Association have both condemned government proposals on immigration, saying they would hit business.

UK and EU set out no-deal Brexit plans

The government has allocated £2 billion in preparation for a no-deal Brexit. The money will be used to get a new border and customs operations ready, as well as gearing up UK trade policy with existing and new international partners, and taking back control of UK waters.