Influence of Brexit on UK Logistics Performance

Zbigniew Bentyn


Logistics activities executed in the global supply chain demands high logistics performance from a country which becomes a host of these operations. The conditions to perform logistics operations influence the speed and efficiency of maintaining the flow of goods, thus the management of the supply chain and overall economy of the enterprises. The expectancy from the European countries is rather high because of the leading role of this continent in setting worldwide standards. Leaders of The World Bank logistic performance index rankings can be easily found in Europe. Fundamental for creating European Union economic policy was decreasing barriers in trade and maintaining free movement of people, goods and capital. Years of fruitful cooperation inside the EU establish European supply chains which using these conditions as an advantage in global competition. The goal of this paper is to examine the potential effects of a Brexit influencing UK’s logistics performance. Brexit changed basics conditions for logistics operations. The expectations of enterprises and building uncertainty influenced the behavior of logistic services even before the critical date of Brexit. As data shows, the correlation between the development of European and UK logistics performance weakens, threatening simultaneously business allocated on both sides of the English Channel.
Author Zbigniew Bentyn (WGM / KLM)
Zbigniew Bentyn,,
- Department of International Logistics
Journal seriesThe European Proceedings of Social & Behavioural Sciences EpSBS, ISSN , e-ISSN 2357-1330 , (0 pkt)
Issue year2019
Publication size in sheets0.5
Conference15th International Strategic Management Conference (ISMC 2019), 27-06-2019 - 29-06-2019, Poznań, Polska
Keywords in PolishWydajność logistyczna, brexit, zarządzanie łańcuchami dostaw
Keywords in EnglishLogistic performance, brexit, management of supply chains
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)5
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ScoreMinisterial score = 5.0, 11-02-2020, ArticleFromJournal
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