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Post-Brexit customs systems not fit for purpose, say meat exporters – BBC UK meat exporters are struggling with the new customs system in place at the UK/EU border.Exporters are spending hours filling out customs declarations and on arrival, health certificates and checks are adding further delay.This is causing queues in…

From 1 January 2021, businesses must navigate a divergent UK-EU trade and competition regime for the first time in over forty years. The immediate priority is to ensure compliance with the new rules and regulations. Longer-term, business should also engage with the evolving ‘global Britain’ policy, and understand the risks…

Fresh seafood exports from Scotland to EU halted until 18 January – The Guardian Deliveries of fresh Scottish seafood to the EU have been halted until 18 January, after post-Brexit problems with health checks, IT systems and customs documents caused a huge backlog.The industry’s biggest logistics provider, DFDS, pointed to…

Irish Sea Border: Mixed food loads pose problems for traders, BBC Mixed loads of food products have emerged as the major problem for trade across the new Irish Sea border. “Groupage” is a type of haulage where goods from different companies for different customers are grouped together on one lorry…