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Rising to a trillion pound challenge

Rising to a trillion pound challenge

Jesse Norman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, outlines how the Government is supporting an industry that generates £1 trillion and contributes £124 billion to the UK economy.

Wanted: A champion for freight in London

Wanted: A champion for freight in London

The contribution that freight operators make to London life suggests their contribution and responsibilities should be taken a lot more seriously. Is it time to appoint a champion for freight in London?

Entering the ‘Belt and Road’ era

China’s Belt and Road initiative has recently – and quite suddenly - achieved a much higher profile in the UK. Ton van den Bosch, Head of Global Ports & Maritime Infrastructure, Ince & Co, outlines what it is, what it means and why it’s so important, not only to UK port operators, but the wider freight industry supply chain.

Time for a change?

Time for a change?

The clocks changed again at 2am on October 29, 2017. This clock change or 'daylight saving' has been part of our way of life for more than 100 years. Every spring, the clocks 'spring' forward and summer hours officially begin. In the Autumn, they 'fall' back to their regular schedule. But why does daylight saving time exist?

Container shipping industry: Time for a different approach

Container shipping industry: Time for a different approach

It’s time for a different approach in the container shipping industry, one based on co-operation and collaboration, rather than confrontation, says Chris Welsh, Secretary-General of the Global Shippers’ Forum