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Two hundred extra HGV parking spaces will be available to hauliers when the first phase of the new and larger Ashford International Truckstop opens on 1 April.
The retail sector - and the logistics companies that serve it - risks becoming involved “in a race to the bottom” as it struggles to satisfy the demands of online consumers for low priced goods as well as cost-free and virtually immediate order fulfillment.
Logistics managers are being urged to seek absolute clarity over forklift Thorough Examinations, after it was revealed that lift trucks are involved in fifty per cent more serious accidents than HGVs.
The grounding of the world’s entire Boeing 737 Max 8 fleet could mean delays to overseas freight, international courier ParcelHero has warned.
Aerospace giant Airbus has begun shore-to-ship trials of its Skyways delivery drone in Singapore - the first time drone technology has been deployed in a real port.