United Kingdom

United Kingdom

16 Jan 2020
Expect the sale or spin-off of some business to make XPO more a “pure-play” LTL trucking company — smaller, but more focused on US shippers and better positioned to increase shareholder value.
13 Jan 2020
Air cargo may have had a year to forget in 2019, but in Europe it will be remembered as the year seafood exports to Asian markets, especially Norway to China, started to really take off.
13 Dec 2019
The UK election result has introduced more certainty around Brexit, although the much-needed trade details of the withdrawal agreement have yet to be thrashed out.
25 Oct 2019
Rates on Asia–Europe have edged upwards and volume on the trade continues to grow in an apparent contradiction of the gloomy trading environment.
18 Sep 2019
The threat of a no-deal Brexit is spurring shippers to nail down ocean options that will avoid the dominant road-ferry routes carrying much of the UK-Europe trade.
18 Sep 2019
The acquisition of two Van Soest Coldstores facilities complements Lineage’s existing network of refrigerated sites across Belgium, the Netherlands, and the UK.
12 Sep 2019
A government report on the worst case Brexit scenario outlines the damage that could be in store should the UK leave the European Union without a deal.
30 Jul 2019
With just three months to go until the UK withdraws from the European Union, business is piling pressure on the new British government to avoid leaving without a deal.
UPS targets low-cost, e-commerce shippers with deferred delivery
24 Jul 2019
UPS is targeting cross-border e-commerce sellers with a deferred-delivery shipping product that would cost less than tighter delivery windows, a sign of integrators wanting to tap into forecast growth in international online sales.
14 Jun 2019
If the UK leaves the European Union without a deal, industry fears massive delays at ferry ports of Dover in the UK and Calais in France.
13 May 2019
There are savings to be made from slowing ships even further, although with vessels already slowing down there will be diminishing returns.