Publishers and distributors still beset by post-Brexit delays and costs

Publishers and distributors still beset by post-Brexit delays and costs

Delays and added costs caused by the Brexit deal are still a significant problem for the industry four months on from the end of the transition period, publishers and distribution firms say, dashing hopes that they were just teething problems.

Small presses, particularly in Ireland, are experiencing substantial delays for deliveries, while others are struggling to manage the increasing cost of exports. Meanwhile, one distribution company is considering setting up a European hub for its publishers, as customers look to source items from the EU to avoid extra fees.

Karen Sullivan, founder a...

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