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Contact Transport Ltd – based in Garretts Green, Birmingham – has received a £500,000 investment boost from Finance Birmingham, a national provider of funding to SMEs.
Data released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have identified a 1.6% rise in global air freight volumes during March, compared to the corresponding period last year, when measured in Freight Tonne Kilometres (FTK).
Research recently conducted by the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) on agency workers highlights the fact that many are unaware of their rights and are afraid of raising concerns. It is right, and valid, that Acas has brought this important issue to the fore, and begs the question: Why are agency workers so ill informed of their rights?
The UK’s largest container port, the Port of Felixstowe, has expanded rail freight facilities still further with the commissioning of two new Rail Mounted Gantry cranes (RMGs) at its North Rail Terminal.
DB Schenker Rail UK and its long standing customer CEMEX made history during 2014 by despatching over two million tonnes of aggregates by rail from Dove Holes Quarry in Derbyshire.