United Kingdom

United Kingdom

19 Nov 2014
Peel Ports CEO Mark Whitworth says a $480 million container port rising along the river Mersey will provide the port of Liverpool with “a fantastic opportunity to take back its national market share.”
13 Nov 2014
The British economy is expanding more quickly in 2014, putting more freight on motorways. Trucking or road transport operators in the United Kingdom, however, claim they aren’t seeing the profit margins they need to reinvest in their businesses and hire truck or lorry drivers.
08 Nov 2014
European retail services company Musgrave Retail Partners expands refrigerated transportation services by acquiring Irish firm Allied Logistics.
28 Oct 2014
DP World boosted third quarter container volume by nine percent from a year ago as it opened new terminals at London Gateway and in Brazil.
27 Oct 2014
Malaysia’s biggest state pension fund is reportedly preparing a $2 billion bid for a stake in Associated British Ports, the UK’s largest port operator.
23 Oct 2014
Third-party logistics provider CEVA Logistics said it will spend $20 million to expand and update its United Kingdom truck fleet.
22 Oct 2014
British freight forwarders and shippers are struggling with a trans-Atlantic problem: a shortage of skilled truck drivers.
22 Oct 2014
London – Amsterdam and London have closed the gap with Europe’s top freight airports as pilot strikes at Lufthansa and Air France shrunk cargo traffic at their Frankfurt and Paris hubs.
02 Oct 2014
Seko Logistics is expanding in the e-commerce market by investing in Metakinetic, an e-commerce marketing and design agency.
01 Oct 2014
The Port of Dover plans to spend up to £120 million (US$151.4 million) to add a container terminal and a distribution facility and to make other improvements after the port said it saw record volumes in 2012 and 2013 at the Southeast England port.
11 Sep 2014
The case and the severity of the sentence underscores international concern about truck driver fatigue and the enforcement of daily work limits and adequate rest periods.