Industry gathers for UKWA National Conference

March 14, 2018

Adapting for success in an unpredictable world. 

From the likely impacts of Brexit, new regulations and labour shortages through to online retail and real estate, 25 expert speakers pulled no punches on the key issues affecting the logistics industry over UKWA’s two-day National Conference, held in Chesterfield last week.

120 delegates heard directly from HMRC about the potential options for new Customs processes post Brexit and harsh penalties for those not complying with the new Fulfilment House Due Diligence Scheme, due to come into force at the beginning of April this year.

On behalf of HMRC’s EU Exit Policy team Tom Parry Jones declared he was ‘here to listen’ to conference delegates, but was told by Barbara Scott, founder of Customs Associates and a UKWA special advisor, that two years was simply not enough time for businesses to adapt to the post-Brexit world.

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