Tag Archives: Brexit

Prepare for basics shortages as 23% of stores report low stocks and 20% of transport companies stop trading, says ParcelHero

The ONS Business Insights report paints a bleak picture, says the delivery expert ParcelHero. 12.5% of retailers say they have been unable to get key products and 20% of transport companies have suspended business. New UK trade figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) are extremely concerning, says …

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Post Brexit shortages and price hikes loom over Christmas season cheer

The Government is denying visas to vital EU drivers and refusing to acknowledge the continued challenges facing companies who do business with Europe. As retailers start to stock up for Christmas, they face a severe shortage of products and drivers, warns ParcelHero. The festive season may be months away, but …

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Industry Opinion: Brexit’s impact on the channel

PSA Part’s Sales Director, Nick Walsh looks at how Brexit is impacting cross European border trade for the tech channel and how companies can look to address these challenges. Prior to finalising a deal, or Trade and Cooperation Agreement to give it its official title, there was a great deal …

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UK importers are still reeling from increased Brexit costs and delays

New Government figures released 6 May revealed many businesses are still overwhelmed by the impact of Brexit. Over 39% of importers reported they are still struggling with new customs duties and 38.6% were battling with increased transport costs. The international delivery specialist ParcelHero said the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) Business …

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UK importers are still reeling from increased Brexit costs and delays

New Government figures released 6 May revealed many businesses are still overwhelmed by the impact of Brexit. Over 39% of importers reported they are still struggling with new customs duties and 38.6% were battling with increased transport costs. The international delivery specialist ParcelHero said the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) Business …

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Gloomy economic news dampens hopes for retail and manufacturing’s return, says ParcelHero

Today’s ONS economic indicators paint a gloomy picture for British businesses selling in the UK and overseas. Over 15% of businesses say demand for their exports has crumbled, while the number of UK retailers currently trading has fallen significantly in the lead-up to the ‘Glorious Twelfth’. The Government’s latest Office …

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Low-code software development key to Post-Brexit, Post-COVID world

Mendix has published the results of a new survey that shows British businesses are deploying low-code and complementary technologies to help them cope with the double challenge of Brexit and COVID-19. The survey findings are condensed in the ‘Navigating the UK landscape: It’s time for a low-code approach’ report, now …

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Agilitas opens European logistics hub to ensure continuity of service post Brexit

Agilitas IT Solutions has recently opened its new European logistics hub in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The company claims it opened the facility in an attempt to bridge any divide in service that might occur following the recent Brexit deal between the United Kingdom and the European Union. The new hub …

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78% of UK ecommerce platforms are not fully prepared for Brexit

According to a new report from Greenlight Commerce, UK businesses are struggling to prepare their ecommerce platforms for Britain’s departure from the European Union. The study, which questioned 200 UK-based ecommerce decision-makers from Business-to-Business (B2B) and Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) brands, found that 78% of decision makers don’t believe their organisation’s ecommerce …

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Deal or no-deal Brexit: ParcelHero on what’s likely to happen to EU shipments after 1st November

There has been a great deal of publicity in recent days about how to prepare for a no-deal Brexit, but delivery expert ParcelHero says the procedures for shipping items to the EU from 1st November onwards will be very different if a deal is agreed. “The Government’s £100m advertising campaign has …

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