What is happening: Britain are planning to use an old abandoned airfield near Dover port as a holding area for thousands of trucks.
Brexit: This is yet another sign of the UK government’s urgency, with talks of a no deal Brexit circling.
Dover: Logistic firms in Britain are desperately searching for other options away from Dover port, with fears of major disruption and congestion. Dover already handles 17% of the UK goods trade.
Admin: One of the biggest obstacles may actually be admin. Over 250,000 UK businesses will have to fill in new customs declarations. The 84 data fields may take some time to fill in for this number of companies and businesses.