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Bridgestone welcomes Stuart Jackson to its ranks

Stuart Jackson, a regular contributor to Freight Industry Times and one of the most recognisable faces in road safety, has joined Bridgestone’s north region senior management team as business development director.

John Sergeant to host FTA Multimodal 2016 awards

Nominations for the FTA Multimodal 2016 awards are now open, featuring five new categories to reward best in class across all modes. This year the event’s gala dinner will take place on 10th May at a new venue – Birmingham NEC’s Vox Conference Centre.

Twitter poll supports FTA call for Calais camp to be relocated

An online poll has overwhelmingly reiterated the Freight Transport Association’s call for the Calais migrant camp to be moved further from the port to avoid attacks on truck drivers as they queue to cross the Channel.

Record-breaking vessel helps DP World London Gateway Port welcome in 2016

DP World London Gateway Port has welcomed one of the world’s largest container ships carrying a record 18,601 TEUs (twenty foot equivalent units). The UASC owned Al Muraykh called to unload 3,800 containers.

FedEx predicts record volumes in run up to Christmas

The world's largest express transportation company, FedEx Corp, is expecting to move a record-breaking 317 million shipments globally between Black Friday (November 27) and Christmas Eve – a 12.4 per cent increase compared to 2014.