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Following on from their one year landmark freighter agreement, IAG Cargo and Qatar Airways have extended and expanded the collaboration indefinitely.
Kent is indeed known as the Garden of England, but over the last few weeks, the situation there has been less than rosy for our hauliers and HGV drivers trying to cross the channel.
Following news that fines relating to migrants being found on board a vehicle have tripled in the past three years from 998 to 3,319 in 2014/2015, the Road Haulage Association (RHA) has advised companies engaged in haulage between Europe and the UK to obtain accreditation with the UK Border Force (UKBF).
The introduction of driverless vehicles may be nothing more than science fiction in some people’s minds, but the reality is technology giants across the globe, such as Google, are investing heavily in developing the concept which shows it is closer to reality than people think.
In September 2014, GB Railfreight won a short-term contract with Siniat to transport gypsum between West Burton and the plasterboard producer’s factory in Portbury, operating four trains per week and using one box wagon set.