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Brexit Border Chaos Forces Truckers to Shun U.K. Deliveries

  • Freight forwarders are backing out of taking cargo to Britain
  • Hauliers fear they could be stuck in queues without toilets
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Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

European freight forwarders are rejecting contracts to take loads into the U.K. due to fears the chaos at Dover could be repeated post-Brexit.

Transporeon, a German software company that monitors real-time data on freight traffic and rates for more than 100,000 logistics service providers, said a “dramatic number” of freight forwarders had declined to take cargo into the U.K. in the past fortnight, despite having already agreed contracts.