While it hasn’t occupied the headlines nearly as much this year, for obvious reasons, the subject of Brexit is attracting attention again this month. Not least for the shipment changes and supply chain headaches that a December 31st, 2020 deadline is posing for brands.
With backlogs forming at British ports and administrative burdens threatening to increase costs in the near-term, shipping to customers in the United Kingdom is already more complicated. Uncertainty over the details of a potential trade deal, or indeed whether a deal can be reached at all this late in the process, continues to make things worse. However, there are some important steps that brands can take to somewhat smooth the road ahead.
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