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New Bulgarian partnership will enhance Pall-Ex’s European network

Pall-Ex Group has further expanded its operations in Europe by signing a deal with one of Bulgaria’s largest transport and logistics providers, Econt, which operates over 40 per cent of the country’s parcel market.

The positives and pitfalls of doing business in Poland

If you are transporting goods to Poland via land, sea or air, it is important that you understand the market you are trading in.

Calls of ‘ultra-low emissions zone’ fuelling the problem

On paper, the proposed ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) in Leicester sounds like a positive, green idea. The first scheme of its kind outside of London, it is designed to reduce pollution and improve air quality by banning certain kinds of vehicles in a pre-defined area.

Freightliner welcomes Chancellor’s commitment to rail

The UK’s largest rail maritime intermodal operator and second largest rail freight carrier, Freightliner, has welcomed George Osborne to its Basford Hall depot in Crewe. The Chancellor of the Exchequer had earlier announced that Phase 2a of HS2, the planned high-speed railway to directly link the Midlands and the North West, will be expedited in line with his plans to build a ‘Northern Powerhouse’ as a new economic hub.

APPG chairman calls for more protection for freight drivers in Calais

The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has reported that at least six people were injured last week as French riot police were forced to use tear gas to stop migrants from climbing aboard UK-bound trucks.