Smaller exporters are still plagued by Brexit – whereas larger ones see challenges dwindle

While challenges in the transport chains triggered by Brexit are diminishing for larger operators, smaller British exporters are still plagued by complicated customs systems, paperwork and limited logistics solutions, a report reveals.

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More than one in three companies in the UK continues to face challenges as a result of Brexit making matters more complicated for cargo freight between the UK and the rest of Europe, concludes trade organization Make UK in its latest report.

The report examines the fallout from Brexit as experienced by the business sector. The principal challenges pertain to customs, paperwork and new procedures in general that have complicated the work for exporters and producers. Even though almost half of the companies have gained a greater understanding of the processes today – six months after Brexit came into effect – many companies are still faced with issues.

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