The freight and logistics sector broadly welcomed the news today that the government has agreed to expand air capacity at Heathrow.
Industry experts from the world of export and international trade are set to speak at the Institute of Export’s World Trade Summit in London next week.
Nearly three fifths of residents in the 12 constituencies nearest to Heathrow airport feel positive about the airport expansion, while less than 10% feel negative, a poll of 10,000 residents by Heathrow has revealed, and 51% support the expansion.
The Global Freight Awards, which is designed to recognise and reward the best talent and achievements of the year for the freight and logistics industry, has announced its shortlist for 2016. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the prestigious ceremony will take place on 3 November.
The United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) is organising a trade mission to China and Hong Kong for the UK logistics industry.