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First train to China
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 15:16

The first ever UK to China export train departed on Monday, April 10, laden with containers full of British goods.

The train will make the 7,500 mile, three-week-long journey, departing from DP World London Gateway’s state-of-the-art...

Davies Turner jumps onboard with Express China Rail Service
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 10:43

Davies Turner, the UK's leading independent freight forwarding company, says that three months after it introduced a fixed-day, weekly rail service for LCL cargoes to the UK from the Chinese rail terminals of Wuhan and Hefei, it is pleased...

GB Railfreight's John Smith wins FTA Multimodal Personality of the Year 2017
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 16:41

John Smith, Founder and Managing Director of GB Railfreight was named Multimodal Personality of the Year at last night's awards evening in Birmingham.

Smith, who founded GB Railfreight in 1977, was recognised for his inspirational le...

Fargo Systems to give away tickets to the British GP at Multimodal 2017
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 11:34

Fargo Systems Ltd (FSL), the UK’s leading provider of logistics software to the container haulage industry, will be giving away tickets to the 2017 British Grand Prix at this year’s Multimodal exhibition.  Be sure to visit the FSL stand sit...

CEVA opens multi-user distribution facility at iPort
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 09:04

CEVA Logistics has officially opened a state of the art shared-user warehouse at the new iPort intermodal logistics park on the outskirts of Doncaster in the UK.

The 215,800 square foot facility boasts a number of special features in...

Eddie Stobart to float on AIM
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 08:53

Eddie Stobart Logistics has set out plans to float on AIM.

Controlling shareholder Greenwhitestar UK, the holding company of the haulier, has Carlisle-based minority shareholder Stobart Group that it intends to seek admission to Lond...

Chemicals, cooking oil and confectionery deliver record demand for Tees container park
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 10:59

An inland container storage facility in Teesside, that was built on the back of a business hunch, has reported record growth over the last year.

The £2.6m Tees Riverside Intermodal Park, or ‘TRIP’ as it has become known, was part of...

Eurotunnel welcomes 25 millionth truck
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 12:10

Eurotunnel has welcomed the 25 millionth truck to use its Le Shuttle Freight service since the service began on 25 July 1994.

This 25 millionth truck, from the fleet operated by UPS, the express courier specialist, was carrying packa...

BIFA highlights challenges at Multimodal
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 11:50

Once again, BIFA – the British International Freight Association – will be exhibiting at the forthcoming Multimodal 2017 exhibition and conference and will use the event to outline some of the work it is doing on behalf of its members that...

DB Cargo UK and Outokumpu celebrate anniversary
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 17:15

DB Cargo UK and Outokumpu are celebrating working 40 years together after a contract renewal sealed their ongoing partnership.

Three to four services will run each week from Sheffield to Immingham and one a week to Liverpool for the...

Yusen Logistics goes Carbon neutral
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 14:03

Yusen Logistics has been awarded a contract for a total supply chain solution for NEUE HALBERG-GUSS (NHG).

The contract is for the movement of engine blocks from the manufacturer in Germany to the production plant of a leading Americ...

Finalists announced: Vote now for FTA Multimodal Awards
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 08:45

Voting for the FTA Multimodal Awards is now open, with the finalists announced...

The finalists are:-

  • The Seafreight Operator of the Year Award - sponsored by Freightliner Maersk, CMA CGM, M...
Eurotunnel Group 2016 annual profits up
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 09:52

Jacques Gounon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Groupe Eurotunnel SE stated:

“2016 was the best year in our history. Our three core businesses each outperformed their sector: the Fixed Link is a unique asset in the infrastruc...

Waldeck delves deeper into the virtual world at Multimodal
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 14:45

At this years’ Multimodal, delegates can take the opportunity to experience Waldeck’s world of virtual reality (VR), exclusively at stand 4057.

Delving deeper into the virtual world, delegates will be invited to put on the headset an...

Eurotunnel transports electricity!
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 16:52

Work has begun on a new power link between Britain and France, designed to reduce the risk of blackouts.

A 51km (32 miles) cable will carry direct current through the Channel Tunnel so electricity produced on either side can be impor...

KN Eurasia Express: New rail transport service between China and Europe
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 11:28

With the launch of KN Eurasia Express, Kuehne + Nagel offers less than container load (LCL) shipments between China and Europe. The new service complements the company's existing full container load (FCL) rail offering for import and export...

BIFA promotes onto its Board
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 17:20

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) Board and Council recently approved the promotion of Robert Windsor and Spencer Stevenson to Directors of BIFA.

Windsor, who joined the BIFA secretariat in June 2009 will continue...

Briggs goes big at Multimodal
Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 11:41

Against a backdrop of high profile contract wins Briggs Equipment will be discussing its unique asset management proposition for port and freight terminal operators when it exhibits at Multimodal 2017 (NEC, Birmingham; April 4-6).


Malcolm Logistics world’s first
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 19:16

Malcolm Logistics has announced that its Newhouse Depot is the first in the world to gain BRC Global Standards Storage & Distribution Certification Version 3, achieving an outstanding AA-Grade. The audit began shortly after midnight on...

Calais ‘rail motorway’ freight service resumes
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 15:13

Geodis Logistics’ VIIA Britanica rail service for unaccompanied road trailers between the French Pyrenees and Calais, with on-forwarding to the UK, will resume today (07/02/2017)

The service, which can carry up to 40 trailers in each...

Shippers keep on booking for Multimodal
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 10:46

Multimodal keeps on growing - and keeps on attracting shippers to attend. They know that they can meet a range of suppliers across a raft of different modes to help them run a slicker supply chain. The latest shippers to book include:-

Class 88 arrival in the UK
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:35

Direct Rail Services’ Class 88002 locomotive is the first to arrive from Stadler, Valencia. Ten Class 88 locomotives have been ordered from Stadler Rail, in partnership with Beacon Rail Leasing Limited.

The locomotive will be commiss...

7,000 jobs to be created at 'inland port' near East Midlands Airport
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 08:50

Work has started on creating a massive rail freight interchange near East Midlands Airport that will eventually create more than 7,000 jobs.

Developer Roxhill has begun work on the first phase of East Midlands Gateway, which is a Str...

A decade at Multimodal for Howard Tenens
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 18:26

Howard Tenens, one of the UK’s largest privately owned logistics companies are exhibiting at Multimodal once again this year for the tenth consecutive year. Multimodal, taking place between the 4th to 6th April this year is the biggest exhi...

BIFA urges Forwarding community to get behind Apprenticeship initiative
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 14:47

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) who has been encouraging an employer group behind a specific Apprenticeship Standard for an International Freight Forwarding Operative, now calls on the community to get...

Tesco to swallow Booker?
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 12:22


The boards of Tesco PLC and Booker Group plc have announced that they have reached an agreement on the terms of a recommended share and cash merger to create the UK’s leading food business.

The Combined Group will bring bene...

Freightliner & British Steel – Collaboration Success
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 15:24

During 2016, Freightliner was awarded the contract for British Steel’s rail haulage of raw materials to Scunthorpe Steelworks.

Since then, teams from Freightliner and British Steel’s Immingham Bulk Terminal and Ore Blending Plant hav...

Pentalver makes £5million investment with Briggs Equipment
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 14:17


Pentalver has announced a further investment in its materials handling resources after concluding a new £5 million deal with asset management and engineering services specialist Briggs Equipment.

One of the UK's foremost pro...

GB Railfreight wins new contract with B-Logistics
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 15:17

GB Railfreight (GBRf) has won a contract with B Logistics, the Belgian rail freight company, to move kaolin between Belgium and Scotland.

The contract, which started on 3rd January 2017 for 12 months, will see GBRf transport china cl...

Top marks for UK freight forwarders
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 14:13

The British International Freight Association (BIFA), has revealed the winners of its Freight Service Awards competition 2016.

The winners of the nine General, Modal and Specialist categories in the Awards, which has established a be...

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Awards/VIP Dinner 19:00 - 24:00

Wed 2nd May 2018 10:00 - 18:00

Multimodal Hog Roast 18:00 - 20:00

Thurs 3rd May 2018 10:00 - 15:00


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