Last updated on October 4, 2019
A few of the products being transported are known as”just in time” products like car parts that enable producers to accommodate demand and supply requirements.
Another crucial thing hauled via the interface is perishable products like fruit which rely on timely transport to keep freshness. However, with Brexit day looming, company owners in Dover state they’re worried that any flaws in the boundary could impact operations within the Port.
“I will add 20 crimson-rose roses into my purchase coming from Holland tonight, so it is going to be here tomorrow and we could send it to this store by 6 a.m. tomorrow. This may change,” she explained.
“We’re having to prepare for something which might not occur. When it is a bargain we’ll continue doing what we’re doing. When it’s a no bargain – I think everybody is waiting to find out what happens. It is frustrating.”
The united kingdom government has published guidelines for companies about what to do when the UK renders the EU with no bargain. It has spent tens of thousands of pounds planning for Brexit.
However, not all companies are convinced. Those from the logistics sector rely on just in time products, especially from countries such as Germany and Holland into the United Kingdom.
“If each truck needs to await clearance, state on average five hours, I suggest you can figure out how that is going to affect our business, you understand there is going to be enormous delays on this aspect of the station and the opposite side of the station,” explained Ronald Krom, a hauler from Promax Logistics.
“My occupation depends upon the free flow of merchandise export and import. If that does not occur anymore I am incredibly Concerned about losing my job,” he explained