United Kingdom

United Kingdom

01 Apr 2015
The truck driver shortage in the U.S. apparently is becoming "more pervasive" despite higher pay and retention efforts by for-hire trucking companies, data released by the American Trucking Associations suggests.
31 Mar 2015
Goldman Sachs Infrastructure Partners and Infracapital are selling a combined stake of at least 30 percent in Associated British Ports, the U.K.’s biggest ports operator, for about £1.6 billion ($2.37 billion).
20 Mar 2015
The British government will consider ways to reduce a shortage of truck drivers that shippers and carriers say threatens economic growth in the U.K., including finding funds for driver training.
07 Mar 2015
British postal service Royal Mail has launched a new Chinese-focused online shop front to capture soaring demand in the mainland cross-border e-commerce market and rising interest among local consumers for premium UK-made products.
28 Feb 2015
Trucking companies and shippers in the United Kingdom are asking for financial help from the government as they struggle to recruit truck or lorry drivers.
28 Jan 2015
Jan de Rijk Logistics will provider "road feeder service" for IAG Cargo in Spain, handling the air freight company's Iberian traffic.
14 Jan 2015
Eurotunnel unveiled plans for a 20 percent increase in freight capacity through the sub-sea rail tunnel linking the UK and France to keep pace with growing cross-Channel traffic.
13 Jan 2015
London Heathrow increased air freight traffic by 5.3 percent in 2014, driven by a surge in shipments to key emerging markets, but capacity restraints are threatening to slow growth at Europe’s fourth largest cargo hub.
05 Jan 2015
Hoegh Autoliners is working with salvors to develop a plan to free a car carrier ship that was intentionally grounded off the Isle of Wight after developing a list following its departure from the British port of Southampton.
29 Dec 2014
UK parcel delivery firm City Link, which filed for bankruptcy last week, will lay off most of its 2,780 employees in the coming days after failing to attract buyers.
29 Dec 2014
Growing e-commerce in the European Union are creating new opportunities for logistics firms but also new liabilities in areas such as product safety, a transport-focused UK law firm argues.