Thursday 25th Apr 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Logistics workers don’t want Brexit

Only 14 per cent of workers in transport and logistics voted in favour of Brexit, according to a survey of 5,000 employees across a range of industries by WMB Logistics.

DEFRA on the look-out for food stockpiling

The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has hired Kantar Worldpanel to study shoppers’ buying trends in the run-up to Brexit in case it needs to take action to deal with food stockpiling.

AO builds £15m Brexit stockpile

Online electrical retailer AO has revealed that it has stockpiled some £15 million worth of its fastest moving products as part of its Brexit planning, warning that this is having an impact on its cash position.

Inventory stockpiling hits record, survey finds

Manufacturers efforts to build safety stocks ahead of Brexit have resulted in survey-record increases in inventories of both purchases and finished products, according to the IHS Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index.

Risk of no-deal Brexit increases

The Freight Transport Association has warned that the risk of a no-deal Brexit has increased following the rejection of the government’s withdrawal agreement for the third time on Friday.

Little love for Operation Brock

Operation Brock, the government’s plan to deal with disruption at the channel ports, has come in for criticism after being implemented on Monday ahead of Brexit.

Miebach’s UK expansion “especially useful” after Brexit

EU: we’re ready for no-deal Brexit

European Commission says it has now completed preparations in case the UK leaves the EU without a deal on 12th April, pointing out that this is an increasingly likely option.

Top priorities for hauliers post-Brexit

HMRC to extend Transitional Simplified Procedures

HMRC is extending the Transitional Simplified Procedures in the event of no-deal Brexit, so that the date the first supplementary customs declarations must be submitted, and any import duties must be paid, is 4th October.