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Reed Boardall Group’s 55-acre state-of-the art cold storage and transport operation in Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire, recently received a visit from Andrew Jones, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport and the local constituency MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough.
The latest figures from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for global air freight markets confirm a continued slowdown in growth for air cargo demand during June. In line with a reduction in trade activity and weaker than expected global growth, air freight volumes measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) rose by just 1.2% compared to a year ago.
As the trouble across the Channel continues to disrupt Kent’s roads and put a strain on the UK economy, the challenges for manufacturers and the European supply chain have only just begun.
Associated British Ports (ABP) is funding the construction of a state-of-the-art £2.2 million bulk terminal at the Port of Garston, which will allow the port to expand its operations.
Rumours that Eurotunnel services may be withdrawn during the night have been met with dismay by the Road Haulage Association (RHA). The option is said to have been discussed by government ministers during a recent Cobra committee meeting.