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Severe Congestion at UK Ports Disrupts Supply Chains as Brexit Deadline Approaches

Since late September, congestion levels at the UK’s busiest container ports have worsened due to high incoming volumes caused by peak season deliveries and pandemic-related medical equipment shipments, as well as an order boom in the run-up to the Brexit deadline of January 2021. The most severe congestion has been...

The Dover-Calais Bottleneck:
An Assessment of Alternative Routes to Avoid Post-Brexit Congestion

Executive Summary In light of growing uncertainty around Brexit, companies have recently stepped up efforts to secure their intracontinental supply chains against potential disruptionsThe Dover/Folkestone-Calais trade corridor is particularly vulnerable to disruption as it handled 75 percent of roll-on, roll-off freight moving between the UK and the EU in 2017Additional...

Understanding Post-Brexit Scenarios and Minimizing Impact to Intercontinental Supply Chain Operations

Background On March 29, 2019, the United Kingdom (UK) is scheduled to formally leave the European Union (EU). Both the EU and the UK are in negotiations on a 21-month transition period which would allow the UK to remain in both the EU’s single market and the customs union until December 31,...