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Nine SMEs savour shortlisting success in national export competition

A brewery, a pasta producer and a plant hire company are among nine dynamic finalists who have been shortlisted from over 40 companies for Open to Export’s Action Plan Showcase Competition Final.

EQT completes acquisition of GB Railfreight

Private equity group EQT Infrastructure II has completed the acquisition of Groupe Eurotunnel’s freight subsidiary GB Railfreight.

Better enforcement needed to cut mobile phone use, says FTA

Plans to double fines and penalties for using a hand-held mobile phone while driving send a strong signal to drivers – but better enforcement is essential, says the Freight Transport Association.

Second cargo-only service launched at Heathrow

Heathrow will welcome its second cargo-only service, AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), to the airport this week.

Cautious welcome for Heathrow expansion

The freight and logistics sector broadly welcomed the news today that the government has agreed to expand air capacity at Heathrow.