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How should FMCG suppliers respond to Brexit now?

By Jonathan Kittow on 20/10/19 20:44 in "Brexit", Brexit 2019

Has anything changed a result of Super-Saturday?

Parliament has voted to postpone the meaningful vote, but not delayed the Brexit clock. The PM has been obliged to request an extension, but the EU are unlikely to postpone the deadline unless...

Brexit - why now is a good time to review your transport costs

By Jonathan Kittow on 10/10/19 12:05 in Logistics, "Brexit", Brexit 2019

85% of vehicles bringing imported goods into the UK are foreign…30% of those return to the EU empty. If export delays occur hauliers will potentially be less keen to take on those routes or will demand higher prices to compensate for any...

Are Suppliers ready for a No Deal Brexit? They are now.

By Jonathan Kittow on 30/09/19 10:33 in "Brexit", Brexit 2019

*Due to the success of our Brexit Workshop last week we are running a repeat session on Thursday 24th October*

For those that were unable to make the first session, we hope you can join us. Places are very limited so please sign up to avoid...

Europe, Brexit Complexities and the Supply Chain: Suppliers Weigh In

By Jonathan Kittow on 28/01/19 15:59 in Customer Supply Group, Brexit 2019

 With Brexit uncertainties at an all-time high, it’s not surprising that the focus of the regular Customer Supply Group forum was on how well prepared companies are for Brexit. Following on from our previous blog post: How Your Peers and...

How Your Peers and Competitors are Preparing for a Hard Brexit

By Jonathan Kittow on 11/01/19 10:39 in Customer Supply Group, Brexit 2019

 Gaps, Uncertainties and Plans; with the likelihood of a Hard Brexit increasing as a possibility, we have no other option than to prepare for the implications on supply chains. 

Issues such as: increased requirements for customs declarations and...