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Brexit Border Trouble Grows as Key Customs System Hits Limit

  • Shortage of transit guarantees is adding to delays for exports
  • HMRC is conducting urgent review into delayed applications
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A key U.K. government customs system has been overwhelmed within weeks of Brexit and threatens to trigger more disruption as freight traffic increases.

Exporters say they are struggling to acquire transit documents, which allow goods to enter the European Union without delay, because of a shortage of agents with the authority to issue them.