United Kingdom

SOLAS verified gross mass VGM IMO container weights
05 May 2016
U.K. shippers planning to weigh the contents and packaging of a container before adding that sum to the tare weight to gain the verified gross mass will have to pay a fee.
14 Apr 2016
Failure to comply with the new container weighing safety regulations in the United Kingdom will be a criminal offence, punishable by a heavy fine or a prison term, according to a UK law firm.
13 Apr 2016
DP World Southampton will fit container-weighing equipment to its entire straddle carrier fleet to support the weighing service that the terminal will offer shippers from July 1, when the new SOLAS regulation will be enforced.
26 Mar 2016
Waberer's International increased revenue to 522.5 million euros last year, but Europe's refugee crisis, coupled with a Russian embargo, made moving truckloads across borders more difficult.
15 Mar 2016
U.S. transport and supply chain firm XPO Logistics has strengthened its presence in the U.K. after signing contracts with major supermarket chains Iceland and Aldi.
25 Feb 2016
Downturn? Recession? They're not in XPO Logistics' sights this year. The $7.6 billion logistics and transportation company sees e-commerce fueling many of its asset-based and non-asset business segments in North American and Europe.
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.