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In delivering the first Tory Budget in 19 years the Chancellor of the Exchequer offered a limited response to the demands of the road haulage sector.
On the hottest day of the year more than 400 guests filled the Ballroom Suite of the Dorchester Hotel in London for the United Kingdom Warehousing Association’s 16th Annual Awards for Warehousing presentation ceremony and Annual Luncheon, sponsored by Jungheinrich UK.
Following the long-awaited independent final report from the Davies Commission which recommends the building of a third runway at Heathrow, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) is urging the Government to make a quick decision on airport expansion in the south east.
Following the limitation of the industrial action by French ferry workers , which came into effect at the Port of Calais on Monday, lorries held on the M20 are starting to move. However, there are still concerns that the dispute could escalate again causing further chaos.
APM Terminals Yokohama has retained its global productivity top spot with 186 crane moves per hour (MPH) with a vessel alongside, while, in total, 12 port facilities in the Global Terminal Network are named to global productivity leadership rankings, including top performing container terminals in Europe and North America in 2014.