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The Department for Transport has confirmed it has spent £5.7 million to rent Manston Airport in Kent as an emergency lorry parking area in case it needs to implement Operation Stack.
Air freight demand rose by 9% in 2017, its highest level for seven years, according to the latest data released by International Air Transport Association.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan is scuppering his own work to clean up the capital’s air by trying to rush through an ill-considered road safety scheme, says the Freight Transport Association.
Logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group has confirmed 2017 was its most successful year to date but tackling driver shortages and rising costs will be the key challenges in the year ahead.
Evidence sought to help shape a new study into improving the infrastructure supporting the UK’s freight networks