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Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50

DB Schenker Halts Deliveries to UK Due to Brexit Trouble

A freight truck operated by DB Schenker stands at the Port of Helsinki in Finland. A freight truck operated by DB Schenker stands at the Port of Helsinki in Finland. (Ville Mannikko/Bloomberg News)

DB Schenker, a major logistics company owned by German rail giant Deutsche Bahn AG, suspended deliveries to the U.K. due to “significant” problems caused by post-Brexit red tape.

Joe Mayes | Bloomberg News
January 14, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Hundreds of Truck Drivers Stranded in Britain Due to Coronavirus Restrictions

Trucks sit parked outside the closed Port of Dover on Dec. 22. (Kirsty Wigglesworth/Associated Press) Trucks sit parked outside the closed Port of Dover on Dec. 22. (Kirsty Wigglesworth/Associated Press)

Hundreds of stranded truck drivers hoped to get the green light to leave Britain on Dec. 22 as the country found itself increasingly isolated and its trade bottled up, cut off by neighbors afraid of a new strain of the coronavirus circulating in England.

Pan Pylas | Associated Press
December 22, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

UK Freight Firms Turn to Planes as Brexit Triggers Truck Jams

Trucks wait at the check-in for the channel tunnel in Folkestone, U.K. Trucks wait at the check-in for the channel tunnel in Folkestone, U.K. (Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News)

Logistics companies including DB Schenker and DSV Panalpina A/S have begun chartering planes to keep U.K. factories supplied with components and avoid snarls in road and sea transport caused by Brexit.

December 21, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Tesla, Heinz Hit Brexit Snag in UK

Lines of trucks are seen queued along the M20 motorway near Ashford, England, on Sept. 24. Lines of trucks are seen queued along the M20 motorway near Ashford, England, on Sept. 24. (Leon Neal/Getty Images via Bloomberg)

Household-name companies including Tesla Inc. and Kraft Heinz Co. are racing to avoid a Brexit crisis at year-end, as a shortage of customs brokers threatens their ability to move goods between Britain and the European Union.

Joe Mayes | Bloomberg News
October 21, 2020
Government, Business, Top 50

Dutch Shippers, Logistics Firms Prepare for Brexit Disruption

Logistics providers such as Neele-Vat are helping shippers redesign their supply chains for Brexit. Logistics providers such as Neele-Vat are helping shippers redesign their supply chains for Brexit — often by establishing logistics infrastructure in both the U.K. and continental Europe. (Katie Pyzyk for Transport Topics)

AMSTERDAM — The long and arduous path to Brexit has been rife with political wrangling, but companies and government agencies have been preparing for disruption despite the uncertainty of the outcome.

Katie Pyzyk | Special to Transport Topics
November 18, 2019