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March 2, 2021
Brexit impacts UK’s timber supply chain, but industry still resilient
Difficulties with logistics and trading with Northern Ireland under new Brexit protocols are having impacts on an already tight timber supply chain, a new survey has found. But despite the challenges, the survey, conducted by the UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF), found that members of the federation are coping well overall following the Brexit changes. The survey identified logistics as the most pressing challenge – with a lack of haulage vehicles, inflated costs, and hauliers’ hesitancy to import and export goods in and out of the UK slowing down trade. Second ...
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