Whatever your views over the state of UK immigration it’s bad for ecommerce road shipments to Europe.
Mightly storming of the Channel Tunnel terminal at Calais, combined with burning tyre blockades of surrounding roads triggered by Eurotunnel’s sale of its ferry service are slowing down freight crossing the channel and eBay have recognised their sellers packages are being delayed.
Today “In light of the ongoing strike action at Calais and the subsequent issues around border security, we have adjusted the estimated delivery time of UK exports to Europe. These extensions are temporary and will be revoked once the situation at Calais has been resolved“.
Have you seen delays in your EU shipments or are you couriers managing to get parcels delivered on time across the EU?