Friday 25th May 2018 - Logistics Manager

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Brexit fails to stifle logisticians’ optimism

Logistics businesses are optimistic about the year ahead despite the uncertainties resulting from Brexit and continued economic instability, the Freight Transport’s Logistics Report suggests.

Miebach’s UK expansion “especially useful” after Brexit

Brexit will hit UK harder than EU, says Barnier

The cost of Brexit will be substantially higher for the UK than for the EU, Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief negotiator said in a speech at the Eurofi Seminar in Bulgaria on 26th April.

Customs union not enough, says FTA

A post-Brexit customs union would not remove the need for checks at the borders or deliver frictionless arrangements on its own, the Freight Transport Association has warned MPs who will vote on a motion on customs & borders today (26 April).

365 days to Brexit: time to step up the pace

It’s exactly a year to the day when the UK ceases to be a member of the European Union and the government needs to step up the pace on negotiating trading arrangements, the Freight Transport Association has warned.

Brexit uncertainty hits supply chain contracts

Almost a quarter (22 per cent) of UK businesses with EU suppliers are having difficulty securing contracts which run after March 2019, according to a study by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply published just as the UK & EU agreed the terms of the Brexit transition.

£58bn: the cost of WTO trade barriers after Brexit

Brexit could cost UK companies £27 billion in “red tape” – the direct cost of new WTO tariffs and non-tariff barriers, according to a study from management consultants Oliver Wyman and law firm Clifford Chance.

Round table: Braving Brexit

Industry leaders discussed the challenges facing retail, logistics and supply chain as the UK moves towards an exit from the European Union at our roundtable sponsored by DP World.

Brexit: time to step up the pressure on border controls

Negotiations on Brexit are starting in earnest this week with the focus on transition arrangements. While much of the discussion in the run-up to the talks has been on the prospect for “frictionless trade”, the friction between the two sides has been all too obvious.

Theresa May sets out vision for ‘frictionless’ trade

Prime minister Theresa May set out her vision for the movement of goods post-Brexit in a speech at the Mansion House in London on Friday (2nd March), re-iterating her desire that UK-EU border trade should be as frictionless as possible.