For many companies, exporting products to the UK market has become a bureaucratic hell Brexit, This situation has led many of them to open warehouses in the United Kingdom to overcome logistical problems and hire specialized firms, which in turn has encouraged Spanish companies to enter the sector.
According to Daniel Solano, from ADG Logistics, Great Britain is in a state of “uncertainty”, but it continues to offer “a very attractive and complementary market with the Spanish economy, above France or Germany”. In fact, Brexit gave his company an “opportunity” to internationalize, he explained at a round table at the SIL Barcelona Logistics Congress. and is that many companies have decided open warehouse and logistics centers on British soil, “because having a warehouse in the United Kingdom alleviates part of the problem posed by Brexit” in matters such as transportation, which has prompted many firms to hire their services.
and that “in customs, a bulk shipment is not the same as a continuous shipment” and “the delivery times For large companies they are reduced”. All this “makes people consider a foothold in the country compared to distribution from Spain”, said Solano.
Angel JimenezTrota indicated that Brexit also represented “an opportunity” for his firm, which since 2016 has specialized in “solving problems” of the “day-to-day” of British logistics. Indeed, the firm has “expanded the product portfolio” and continues to “bet on the United Kingdom”, although it admits there are still “uncertainties” with protocols and regulations.
however, Juanvi ParisFrom Amfresh, recalled that Brexit promised to speed up the movement of people and goods “and it didn’t”, as imports and exports become bogged down by each country’s government, customs and walls of borders. He assured that for bureaucratic purposes “it is the same to export trucks to the United Kingdom as it is to China” and highlighted the “complexity” of the situation, even more so when “the availability of qualified personnel is low”. Has been “.