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Rail freight operator DB Cargo UK and steel and mining company ArcelorMittal has launched a trial service moving steel coil by rail from the Port of Boston to Wolverhampton.
Campaign for Better Transport has welcomed increased capacity for freight trains from Felixstowe which will cater for the immediate suppressed demand for rail freight services.
A report released by the Department for Transport shows that longer semi-trailers continue to make a significant contribution towards reducing HGV miles, with subsequent environmental benefits, and have a better safety record than standard HGVs.
The United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has announced the launch of MarketSpace – a new web-based portal that brings companies with warehouse space to fill together with those seeking storage and logistics services.
London’s Port of Tilbury has completed the statutory consultation process for its plans to build a £100 million new port terminal.