BREXIT: UK PUBLISHES UPDATED GB-EU BORDER OPERATING MODEL
On 9 October, Lloyds Loading List reported that the UK has “ramped up preparations” for the end of the UK’s transition period after leaving the EU with an updated Border Operating Model that provides further detail on how the GB-EU border will work and the actions that traders, freight and logistics intermediaries, and hauliers involved in UK-EU trade will need to take before the end of this year and beyond.
FREIGHT ASSOCIATIONS WELCOME NEW UK BORDER OPERATING MODEL
Freight transport and forwarding associations have welcomed the release yesterday by the UK government of the latest, updated version of the UK’s new Border Operating Model for EU-UK cross-border trade, which will come into force from 2021.
UK IMPORTERS AND EXPORTERS ‘MUST ACT NOW’ TO PREPARE FOR 1 JANUARY
Many international traders, especially SMEs, still lack sufficiently clear information about what to do before Great Britain’s exit from the EU’s single market and customs union on 1 January, according to one well-placed UK logistics consultant.
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