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IAG Cargo and Qatar Airways enhance freighter deal

Following on from their one year landmark freighter agreement, IAG Cargo and Qatar Airways have extended and expanded the collaboration indefinitely.

RHA urges cross-Channel hauliers to seek UK Border Force accreditation

Following news that fines relating to migrants being found on board a vehicle have tripled in the past three years from 998 to 3,319 in 2014/2015, the Road Haulage Association (RHA) has advised companies engaged in haulage between Europe and the UK to obtain accreditation with the UK Border Force (UKBF).

GB Railfreight and Siniat renew gypsum transportation contract

In September 2014, GB Railfreight won a short-term contract with Siniat to transport gypsum between West Burton and the plasterboard producer’s factory in Portbury, operating four trains per week and using one box wagon set.

Calais: Labour calls for UK businesses and families to be compensated for losses

During a weekend of intense political debate concerning the ongoing turmoil in Calais, the Labour Party’s interim leader Harriet Harman MP urged the Prime Minister to demand compensation from the French government for UK businesses and families affected by the escalating situation.

Pentalver opens permanent site at London Gateway

A leading provider of container-related solutions, Pentalver, has opened its new five acre facility at the UK’s newest deep sea container port. The new yard, which is located adjacent to the port’s main gate, can be expanded to nine acres over the coming years.