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Maritime Transport adds Sany machine to Manchester depot
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 08:29

Multimodal logistics company Maritime Transport has added a Sany empty container handler to its Manchester operations, bringing its fleet number to three.

The machine will work at Maritime’s Trafford Park depot and came from Coo...

Groupe Eurotunnel becomes Getlink
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 14:08

Groupe Eurotunnel has changed its name to Getlink.

This new name, reflecting the dynamism of connection and exchange, marks the Group’s passage into an exciting new era for mobility infrastructures.

“Getlink is all tha...

Business Secretary celebrates local association’s 40 years of industry expertise
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 08:02

The Business Secretary, Greg Clark, has visited the Tunbridge Wells HQ of one of the UK’s largest membership associations to celebrate its influence and industry expertise.

Mr Clark, who is the Conservative MP for Tunbridge Well...

Impact Handling acquires Bendigo Mitchell
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 12:34

Impact Handling continues to strengthen its UK operation with the acquisition of Midlands-based Fork Lift Specialist Bendigo Mitchell.

The acquisition brings the total number of wholly owned Impact branches across the UK to twel...

James Kemball launches multi-million pound loaded storage depot at Felixstowe Port
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 10:28

Following a multi-million pound investment, container haulage company James Kemball has launched a new loaded container storage depot at the Port of Felixstowe with initial capacity in excess of 1600 loaded containers. The new facility wi...

Alistair McGowan brings his cast of voices to FTA Awards
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 10:24

World-renowned stand-up comedian and impressionist Alistair McGowan has been announced as the headline entertainment act at the first FTA Logistics Awards ceremony, which will be held at London’s Intercontinental Hotel, Park Lane.  McGowa...

4m sq ft logistics super-hub planned for Essex
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 09:57

iSec and Greenergy are planning to develop a four million sq ft logistics super hub next to DP World’s London Gateway development in Essex.

The site, called Thames Enterprise Park, is located on the site of the former Coryton oi...

GB Railfreight delivers Christmas
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 09:39

Even Father Christmas needs a helping hand and this year GB Railfreight (GBRf) will be taking some of the load as it begins to deliver products that will soon be on the shelves of the UK’s major grocery stores and retailers, ready to be o...

Groupe CAT acquires STVA Group
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 09:33

After taking over and integrating several companies, Groupe CAT recently made its largest acquisition to date in terms of turnover, workforce and integrated assets. The takeover target this time was STVA, a French company that designs and...

Maritime renews support for the Poppy appeal
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 13:48

Maritime Transport has announced that it is once again supporting the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal.

For the third consecutive year, Maritime are supporting The Royal British Legion as one of their chosen charities in 2017...

Irish Rail Freight increases again in 2016
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 08:58

2016 saw another year of increases to rail freight traffic on Iarnród Éireann / Irish Rail (IÉ) with the number of freight trains operated being up 6% and tonnes carried up by 8% on 2015. In 2015, 96.4 million tonne kilometres of freight...

Meet senior level shippers
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:37

These are just some of the companies who sent delegations of visitors to Multimodal 2017.   Exhibiting will put your company in...

Port of Felixstowe rail improvements receive go-ahead
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 16:11

The latest enhancements to Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe’s rail connections have been given the green light by the Secretary of State for Transport.

The £60.4m scheme, jointly funded by Network Rail and Hutchison Ports, wil...

Ministerial approval given to Mossend International Railfreight Park
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 17:05

It has just been announced that Ministerial planning approval, for the construction of Mossend International Railfreight Park (MIRP) has been granted.

David Stirling, PD Stirling Ltd. Said:

“We welcome the Reporter’s r...

TT Club/UK P&I and Exis Technologies join forces
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 08:29

Freight insurance specialist TT Club and the UK P&I Club, a leading provider of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community, two Thomas Miller managed transport insurers, have joined forces with Exis T...

Expansion plans for automotive steel logistics hub
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 07:56

AV Dawson, which owns and operates an around 40.5 ha freight terminal in Teesside, is expanding its automotive steel logistics operation as it anticipates demand starting to outgrow existing facilities.

The company's current aut...

FTA Awards - deadline extended due to overwhelming demand
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 17:42

The date for nominations for the FTA Awards has been extended  by a week to 12.00 on Monday 16th October.

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has launched the FTA Logistics Awards to celebrate supply chain leadership and excellen...

DB Schenker lands Hitachi Rail
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 13:51

DB Schenker UK has won a long-term contract with Hitachi Rail Europe. The company with manage Hitachi’s central warehousing and spare parts distribution for its Intercity Express Programme in the UK.

“Our operational team is pro...

HS2 update
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 13:33

Transport for the North has welcomed the announcement of funding to ensure that Northern Powerhouse Rail can connect seamlessly with HS2, future-proofing the railways of the North of England. This will ensure that as much of the North as...

DB Cargo UK runs trial train to Wolverhampton
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 16:08

Rail freight operator DB Cargo UK and steel and mining company ArcelorMittal launched a trial service moving 1,300 tonnes of steel coil by rail to Wolverhampton yesterday (Friday 29 September).

It is envisaged that the service w...

Felixstowe upgrade
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 15:09

Campaign for Better Transport has welcomed increased capacity for freight trains from Felixstowe which will cater for the immediate, suppressed demand for rail freight services.

The enhancements to the branch line, announced by...

UNIT45 selects ORBCOMM
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 17:50

ORBCOMM has announced that UNIT45 B.V., an industry leader in the design, construction, financing, and delivery of 45 foot containers for European intermodal transport operations, has selected ORBCOMM to provide its end-to-end telematics...

Victa Railfreight lands RFG award
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 16:59

Victa Railfreight has been named Business of the Year at the Rail Freight Group annual awards.  

A delighted Victa MD, Neil Sime, said:

“Being named Business of the Year means a lot to everybody in the company. It recogn...

Dark thoughts
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 16:54

With the clocks going back at the end of October, it is approaching the time of year when many of us will arrive at and leave our workplace in the dark.

The shortening daylight hours often prompt business owners and senior manag...

First jumbo train departs Cardiff
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 16:06

DB Cargo UK and Cemex UK made history when the first jumbo train of 34 wagons transported 2,300 t of building materials to be used in the construction industry from ABP’s port of Cardiff to Acton in London.

The train, operated b...

Gefco continues to grow
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 07:58

Gefco has generated a turnover of EUR 2.262 billion in H1/2017, 1.9% more than in H1/2016. Earnings before interest and tax etc (ebitda) leapt to EUR 114.8 million, an increase of 25.8%.

The firm, 75% owned by Russian Railways a...

Freightliner and Tarmac open new depot
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 09:52

A new Tarmac rail depot contained within Freightliner’s existing Garston complex, which will take around 10,000 trucks off the roads every year, has been officially opened by the Mayor for Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram and local M...

Hyster developing monster 48 tonne electric forklift
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 08:25

Hyster Europe has revealed more details about its zero-emission, high-capacity, electric trucks, announcing that a 48-tonne capacity Hyster laden container handling truck powered by electric motors is being developed.

“The first...

Freight forwarders soon to get updated trading conditions
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 09:13

The new edition of the British International Freight Association's (BIFA) Standard Trading Conditions (STC) will be launched on 1st October 2017. The terms were last revised in 2005.

The revised edition has been produced following...

Peel launches new Liverpool rail service
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 19:10

Peel Ports is set to launch a new rail container service for its customers using the Port of Liverpool. The company is in advanced contract discussions with both a rail provider and shippers, with the aim of running the first services bef...

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