United Kingdom

SOLAS VGM IMO container weight
11 Feb 2016
The Port of Felixstowe will offer a container weighing service to ensure UK shippers are able to comply with the new SOLAS container weight regulation that will be enforced from July 1, and to avoid potential export disruption.
25 Jan 2016
Adding the 300 vehicles, seven UK depots and training capabilities of Circle Express will bolster Rico's same-day delivery capabilities. The acquisition points to growing global interest in same-day service.
29 Dec 2015
PostNL, the Netherlands postal and parcel delivery company, has dismissed reports that it in discussions with Royal Mail over a takeover by its U.K. rival.
23 Dec 2015
Truck traffic on the rail tunnel beneath the English Channel has hit an all-time high this year despite disruptions caused by the migrant crisis at the France port of Calais.
18 Dec 2015
Channel tunnel operator Eurotunnel has said that it will be seeking permission from a France court to sell the freight ferry Nord-Pas-de-Calais following a British Supreme Court judgement confirming earlier decisions by the U.K. competition authorities barring it from operating out of the port of Dover.
11 Dec 2015
The U.K. logistics industry slammed the government for deferring a decision on whether to expand London Heathrow airport, Europe’s fourth-largest air cargo hub, until next summer at the earliest.
10 Nov 2015
The port of Felixstowe has officially inaugurated an extended berth that will enable it to simultaneously handle two mega-container vessels of more 18,000 TEUs capacity.
02 Nov 2015
DP World has acquired full control of the DP World Southampton container terminal after agreeing to buy the remaining 49 percent stake held by Associated British Ports.
22 Oct 2015
The number of freight trains using the tunnel between the U.K. and France declined by 33 percent in the third quarter largely due to the migrant crisis at the port of Calais.
13 Oct 2015
The U.K. has sold its remaining stake in Royal Mail, raising 591.1 million pounds ($910 million) for a 13 percent shareholding and ending the state’s involvement in the 499-year old postal company.
25 Sep 2015
CEVA Logistics, the world’s sixth largest third-party logistics provider, has won a $50 million contract to handle Continental’s U.K. operations for the next five years.