United Kingdom

United Kingdom

06 Jul 2015
Gary Wilcock, managing director of Kerry Logistics Europe, passed away on June 21 after a short battle with cancer. He was 54.
01 Jul 2015
Freight forwarders and logistics providers today hailed a government-appointed commission’s call for a third runway to be built at London Heathrow airport, Europe’s fourth largest air cargo hub.
26 Jun 2015
Soaring land prices and road congestion in southeast England could spur more shippers, particularly trading with mainland Europe, to move containers through the country’s northeast ports.
23 Jun 2015
A strike by employees of MyFerryLink has closed Port of Calais, snarling trucks seeking to use ferry services to cross the English Channel, according to the BBC.
15 Jun 2015
India’s Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust and Peel Ports, owner of the port of Liverpool in the United Kingdom, have signed a memorandum of understanding to facilitate long-term, strategic cooperation.
13 Jun 2015
Ryder System is expanding its British truck rental fleet with 400 tractors equipped with Euro 6 emissions controls.
13 Jun 2015
The worldwide rally in containership charter rates may have lost most of its steam, but not for those with the right ships in the right regions, which right now would be the Atlantic.
11 Jun 2015
The U.K. government has netted 750 million pounds ($1.2 billion) from the sale of half of its remaining 30 percent stake in Royal Mail.
10 Jun 2015
Cargo theft more than doubled in the United Kingdom in the first quarter and rose 17 percent in the Netherlands, Europe's biggest container hub, according to data released by the Transported Asset Protection Association. The problem, however, is global.
08 Jun 2015
LONDON – Eurotunnel, the operator of the subsea rail link between the U.K. and France, has sold its ferry operation to rival carrier DFDS a year after British regulators demanded its withdrawal from the cross-Channel route.
04 Jun 2015
LONDON – The U.K.’s newly elected Conservative government today announced it will sell the state’s remaining 30 percent stake in Royal Mail to help reduce the country’s bulging deficit.