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Chancellor maintains status quo on fuel duty but ignores driver shortages

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.

Lord Digby Jones outlines the challenges at UKWA Awards

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.

Government must act quickly on Heathrow recommendation, says FTA

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.

Lorries start to move on M20 as Calais ferry services resume

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.

Annual study again puts APM Terminals at top of global rankings

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.