Border Controls Snarl Trucks and U.K. Imports: Beyond Brexit
What’s happening? Brexit border controls are weighing on U.K. imports and adding a headwind to the economic recovery. Trucking companies are falling foul of new IT systems policing goods crossing the English Channel.
Goods moving into the U.K. since the start of the year must use the Goods Vehicle Movement System, but many hauliers report setbacks including reference codes not being accepted, writes Joe Mayes.
Japanese car maker Honda Motor Co. is among companies that have been hit so far.