United Kingdom

United Kingdom

01 Aug 2014
IAG’s cargo revenue slumped more than 12 percent in the second quarter as the carrier exited freighters.
11 Jul 2014
Fast-growing Crane Worldwide Logistics is expanding, albeit cautiously.
Seko Logistics’ new Milton Keynes facility.
09 Jul 2014
Seko Logistics has invested in a 152,000-square-foot logistics center in Milton Keynes, England, to keep pace with rapid growth in U.K. retailers’ online sales.
02 Jul 2014
DP World London Gateway has gained its fifth service since opening in November 2013, following Hapag-Lloyd and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines’ merger of their Europe-West Africa joint services.
27 Jun 2014
The UK’s competition regulator today ordered Groupe Eurotunnel, the operator of the subsea rail link between Britain and France, to cease operation of its roll-on, roll-off shipping service within six months.
RTGs at Felixstowe.
19 Jun 2014
The Port of Felixstowe has converted four diesel rubber-tire gantry cranes to electric to improve its operational and environmental efficiency.
17 Jun 2014
Hapag-Lloyd has plans to restructure its West Africa service network, including its West Africa Service and West Africa Mediterranean Express, in June and July.
04 Jun 2014
Airlines in Asia are watching freight volumes creep up and daring to think about a peak season, but the steady addition of new passenger routes out of the region and increasing flight frequencies to existing destinations are undermining the improving demand for cargo.
U.S. containerized exports, April 2013 to April 2014
02 Jun 2014
U.S. containerized exports declined for the third straight month in April, albeit marginally, dropping 0.2 percent year over year.
Royal Mail lorries (trucks)
22 May 2014
Royal Mail’s warning of intensifying competition in parcels and the rise of a domestic mail rival overshadowed a 12 percent increase in full-year operating profit.
21 May 2014
The United Kingdom’s largest retail food and clothing chain, Marks & Spencer, yesterday said it is not proceeding with plans for a $335 million distribution hub at London Gateway, dealing a major blow to the U.K.’s newest container port.