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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

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
Business

Platinum Equity Acquires Toronto Customs Brokerage Firm

Platinum Equity has acquired Livingston International, a Toronto-based firm that specializes in customs brokerage, freight forwarding and trade consulting, according to the Beverly Hills, Calif., investment firm.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
February 22, 2019
Government

Truckers Object to New Customs Policy on Tanker Residue

Members of a coalition of truckers, chemical manufacturers, and other trade groups are in discussions with U.S. customs officials over a yet-to-be-enforced, controversial requirement that motor carriers and exporters stipulate on electronic manifests the amount of residual chemicals left inside cargo and portable tank containers when returning from deliveries in Canada and Mexico.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
August 17, 2010