United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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.
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.