Saturday 20th Jul 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

Get set for no-deal Brexit, BIFA tells forwarders

The British International Freight Association is telling members to prepare for a no-deal Brexit on 29th March.

“Confusion reigns and with less than a fortnight to go before Brexit, no proposal is off the table and some suggest that a ‘no deal’ exit can happen because last week’s vote was advisory,” said director general Robert Keen.

“A no-deal departure would be very disruptive and damaging for the UK economy as a whole, but freight forwarders – many of whom are Authorised Economic Operator accredited – would play a key role in tidying up the mess left by the politicians by ensuring UK importers and exporters can continue trading with the rest of Europe as best as possible after 29th March.

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