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Chancellor’s decision to extend fuel duty freeze receives conditional welcome

As part of his final Budget for this Parliament, George Osborne announced his decision to continue the freeze on fuel duty, thus ensuring the scrapping of the planned increase scheduled for September.

Liverpool to host IFWLA Annual Convention

Liverpool to host IFWLA Annual Convention

For a third time, the convention of the International Federation of Warehousing Logistics Association (IFWLA) is to be held in the UK.

Time for a brew as Doncaster Sheffield Airport bags tea shipment

Time for a brew as Doncaster Sheffield Airport bags tea shipment

A special cargo landed at Doncaster Sheffield Airport on board two Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777 cargo flights. The flights, which attracted great interest from aircraft enthusiasts, were carrying 200 tonnes of tea for the UK.

Solar power makes MMD the top banana

Solar power makes MMD the top banana

Thanks to a 4,500-panel, 1.16MW rooftop solar system installed at its fruit and vegetable facility at Portsmouth International Port, the UK’s leading importer of bananas is generating 3,000 kWh of electricity per day.

New Tel Aviv service enables TNT to reduce transit times

New Tel Aviv service enables TNT to reduce transit times

TNT has launched a five-time weekly freighter service between Tel Aviv and its hub in Liege, Belgium. The route is operated on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with a Boeing 737-400.