With peak season upon us and the Brexit deadline creeping ever closer, the anticipation surrounding the potential impact to affected supply chains connecting the United Kingdom to the European Union. is growing uneasily.
At present, there have been few updates from U.K. or E.U. officials regarding their progress on trade negotiations, leaving the logistics community to wonder what would happen to industry players in air, ground and sea operations in the case of a “no-deal” or “hard” Brexit.
Air Cargo World spoke to three industry leaders to gauge their predictions on how the supply chain would react to a no-deal Brexit, as well as their own accounts of how the Western European supply chain is already being affected by the U.K.’s secession prior to the March 29 deadline.