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London Thamesport receives first train move for Armitt Group
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 14:44

The first train has arrived at Hutchison Ports London Thamesport bringing steel coil for UK shipping agent and logistics company, The Armitt Group. Operated by DB Cargo, this is the first train to use the Group’s fully integrated 120,000 sq...

Port of Tilbury completes consultations
Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 09:58

The Port of Tilbury has now completed the statutory consultation process which invited views from the surrounding communities and statutory consultees on its proposals to build a new port terminal, TILBURY2, on the Thames close to the curre...

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Transmec invests to meet Multimodal demand
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 09:59

Transmec Group is investing €6 million (£5.4m) in expanding its 600-strong multimodal fleet and launching new pan-European rail services to meet growing demand.

The transport and logistics operator is purchasing 160 Huckepack trailer...

Tough ‘Brexit’ terms could prompt UK pivot to emerging markets
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 16:46

The UK will try to spark its economy through trade with emerging markets if it is unable to preserve the basic outlines of its current relationship with European Union trading partners, says the Agility Mid-Year Emerging Markets Review.

Impact and Konecranes/Gottwald win orders
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 15:36

Konecranes Lift Trucks and Impact have worked together to develop a bespoke container handler for bulk logistics specialists Bertschi UK to ensure maximum efficiency at its Middlesbrough base. 

The 45 tonne reach stacker has a 33 ton...

CS Wind buys massive Reach Stackers from CES
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 13:54

The CES Group offers innovative material handling and transport systems as well as technical customer service.

Through its plant in Italy it develops and produces the world's first Reach Stacker with variable wheelbase and side-mount...

Cars via landbridge to Zeebrugge
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 12:26

The first intermodal landbridge shipment of China-built Volvo Sedan S90 automobiles for the European market have arrived in Zeebrugge

The cars were produced in the Volvo (Zheijang Geely) assembly plant in the Chinese province of Heil...

Long to succeed Mears
Monday, July 3, 2017 - 11:31

Genesee & Wyoming has announced the appointment of Gary R. Long as Chief Executive Officer of its UK/Europe operating region, which is led by the UK’s Freightliner. He succeeds Russell Mears, who will transition to the role of Senior Ad...

Port of Tilbury unveils plan to reinvigorate rail freight offering
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 08:28

The Port of Tilbury has unveiled its plans to reinvigorate its rail offering at the latest Rail Freight Group conference hosted at Orsett Hall, Thurrock, on Wednesday 28th June. With three rail terminals in the port and the Essex Thameside...

Channel Tunnel innovation
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 08:12

The first stone of the future Freight Train Scanner, the first of its kind in France, has been laid by Jacques Gounon, Chairman and Chief Executive of Groupe Eurotunnel and Patrick Jeantet, Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SNCF a...

VIIA Britanica multimodal service set to go double-daily
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 14:44

SNCF Logistics’ VIIA Britanica rail service for unaccompanied road trailers between the French Pyrenees and Calais, with on-forwarding to the UK, could be doubled in frequency from one round trip per working day to two by the end of the yea...

Rosslare to grow?
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 09:42

The Irish Rail owned Rosslare Europort in the South East of Ireland has featured prominently in the Irish Rail response to the Governments ‘National Planning Framework’ consultation. The National Planning Framework is the plan that sets out...

Women win Awards...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 08:01

Recently, there have been three awards celebrating the successes of the women working in logistics and transport. Below is a summary of the roll of honour...


Inspirational women recognised at 10th FTA everywoman in T...

P&O Ferrymasters and Erontrans launch Poland rail link
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 08:18

Pan-European supply chain provider P&O Ferrymasters has joined forces with leading Polish logistics company Erontrans to launch an intermodal rail service linking the UK, Benelux and central Poland via Europoort in Rotterdam.


FTA urges Customs rethink
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 09:01

The Freight Transport Association (FTA), which represents the UK’s freight and logistics industry, has called for the new government to review its decision to leave the EU Customs Union, given the confusion caused by the results of the Gene...

iPort Multimodal facility on track for early 2018
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 09:29

The strategic multimodal rail terminal that will provide Verdion’s £500m iPort development in Doncaster with freight service links to all UK ports and the Channel Tunnel is set to be operational by early 2018.

The 35-acre multimodal...

GB Railfreight boosts London freight business with DP World contract
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 09:05

GB Railfreight has announced that it has signed a 3-year contract to manage the movements and preparation of all trains running in and out of the DP World London Gateway Port.

GB Railfreight commenced operations at DP World London Ga...

GB Railfreight and MSC extend their successful multimodal partnership
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 08:51

GB Railfreight (GBRf) has announced it has won a three-year contract extension with Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), running container services out of the Port of Felixstowe.

GBRf first began their relationship with MSC in 2002,...

UKWA CEO outlines challenges and opportunities for post-Brexit logistics industry
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:18

Speaking at a special meeting co-hosted by leading logistics industry trade associations UKWA (the United Kingdom Warehousing Association) and BIFA (the British International Freight Association), UKWA CEO Peter Ward outlined the huge oppor...

DB Cargo UK and TAS launch pioneering digital route learning programme
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 08:00

DB Cargo UK is now offering digital route learning for its drivers.

The rail freight operator has filmed rail routes across the country using a specialist camera to create an online route programme that drivers can access via tablet...

Samskip signals success for 45ft lightweight reefer
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 12:34

Proof that a new type of refrigerated container is prompting growth in Samskip’s temperature-controlled volumes arrived in Rotterdam during early May, when the multimodal operator added 51 more lighter weight 45ft length units to its fleet....

First train arrives for £2.4bn Sirius Minerals project
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 12:45

The first freight train of material for the construction of a new polyhalite mine in North Yorkshire has arrived in Teesside.

The train, which was carrying some of the aggregates needed for the project arrived at logistics expert, AV...

Samskip unveils multimodal carbon calculator
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 10:25

In line with its Sustainability strategy, Samskip has unveiled an online CO2 carbon footprint calculator designed to visualize the benefits when using multimodal transport versus road transport.

Previously, when a client requested th...

Genesee & Wyoming completes acquisition of Pentalver
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 14:31

On 3 May 2017, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. has announced that its subsidiary, GWI UK Acquisition Company Limited, has completed the acquisition of all of the issued share capital of Pentalver Transport Limited (Pentalver) from a subsidiary o...

Eurotunnel inaugurates new Freight Shuttles to meet traffic growth
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 21:40

Jacques Gounon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Groupe Eurotunnel SE, accompanied by Xavier Bertrand, President of the Hauts-de-France Region, today inaugurated the first of three new, third generation Freight Shuttles.


Peel buys in Sheffield
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 21:13

A giant former steel site next to Meadowhall is set to be turned into a logistics hub.

Peel Logistics Property has bought the 48-acre site beside Junction 34 of the M1 from steel company Outokumpu for £8.5m. The firm said it was a ‘p...

The Eurotunnel Group: Further increase in revenues during the first quarter of 2017
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 09:31

Revenues for the first quarter of 2017 increased by 1%1 to €231.8 million


  • Shuttle revenues stable at €130.8 million
  • Railway Network revenues increased by 4% to €68.9 million
  • Europorte: revenues stable...
Eddie Stobart to buy iForce
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 09:10

Eddie Stobart Logistics plans to buy iForce with the proceeds of its flotation on the AIM market next week. It has conditionally agreed to buy the business for a total of £45 million, subject to admission to AIM.

In its Admission Doc...

MSC UK makes dual appointment
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 12:27

MSC UK has announced the appointment of Michael Collins and Jonathan Burke to its UK Board of Directors with immediate effect.

Jonathan Burke is appointed UK Operations Director following the announced retirement of Kelvin Wilden....

Maritime at Multimodal
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 13:35

Following the success of their attendance at Multimodal in 2016, Maritime Transport Ltd (Maritime) this year returned to the NEC for the three-day event, meeting several of their current customers whilst also discussing new opportunities wi...

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