Regardless of Deal or No Deal, there will be some changes and disruption of shipments between the UK and continental Europe. Brexit is taking place against a background of existing port congestion, systems changes, carrier disruption and driver shortages.
As part of our planning for Brexit, in common with most companies we have prepared the following guide in the event of UK leaving EU and trading as a third country under WTO rules.
There is a large amount of advice being issued by the countries affected and links are attached at the end of the bulletin. Based on the current information, some important process changes are summarised in the table below:
IMPORTS TO UK:
EXPORTS FROM UK:
All steps are being taken by Braid UK to mitigate the impact of Brexit on our customers. We are already geared up to handle customs processes by whatever mode and we are working with customers to identify ways of minimising the risk to their supply chains by changing routes to market, transport mode and finding storage options
The following links may also be helpful:
NL Ro-Ro ports: www.getreadyforbrexit.eu
Zeebrugge Brexit information: http://www.mbz.be/en/business/business-logistics/brexit
FR Customs information: http://www.douane.gouv.fr/articles/a14886-franchissons-le-brexit-ensemble-