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Rail Freight in Europe

Ten years ago the China Government proposed to build a robust rail network to connect Europe and China. The development was not welcomed by logistics service providers and shipping liners. Now the rail freight network connects approximately 34 European cities ...Read More

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Capacity increasing on land-sea freight route from China

Twenty-five containers of vehicles on freight trains Chongqing Municipality in southwest China last week and headed for the Philippines. The export shipment signifies the start of a mregular freight service for finished vehicles on the land-sea freight route. This is ...Read More

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Brexit News for Logistics Institute

During a recent meeting at the Department of Transport, the Chartered Institute for Logistics and Transport were advised that the UK has successfully negotiated membership of the Common Transit Convention (CTC). This Convention allows traders to delay the processing of ...Read More

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Cyprus Economy rise connected to international freight

The CEO of an international logistics company has said that 'the future growth of Cyprus will be highly interconnected and dependent on international maritime and air freight transport.' He says that major shipping companies are interested in Cyprus as the ...Read More

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New freight route China to Pakistan

A new rail and road cargo service began last week, linking Lanzhou, capital of northwest China's Gansu Province, with Islamabad in Pakistan. The first freight train, carrying 30 carriages of mechanical equipment, auto parts and daily necessities left a logistics ...Read More

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Freight Businesses want frictionless Irish border

The Freight Transport Association has repeated its call for an Irish border solution which protects frictionless trading arrangements after Brexit. In discussions with MPs at Stormont, the FTA’s Northern Ireland policy manager Seamus Leheny stressed that the association’s members need ...Read More

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Rail freight group to open new Wolverhampton logistics centre

An international rail freight operator is on scheduled to open its new Wolverhampton Logistics Centre this autumn The £6 million project will double the size of the city's steel rail terminal. The current Cargo UK facility has the capability of ...Read More

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Digitalised intermodal freight project

A group of rail freight operators and logistics companies has initiated a project aiming to enhance intermodal transport services by using digital technologies. Participants in the three-year project will use a newly-developed data hub and standardised interfaces to obtain direct ...Read More

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Freight Transport Association wants Freight Commissioner

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is once again asking for a Freight Commissioner for London. The FTA represents more than 16,000 businesses transporting goods and services across the UK and Europe; it says that there is an urgent need for ...Read More

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First two £20m Low Emission Freight and Logistics Trials on track

The first two projects which were funded in the £20 million Low Emission Freight and Logistic Trial earlier this year, are now hitting the roads. The funding is being given to 20 firms who set out plans for innovative ways ...Read More

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Norway Clears Shipping Lines Acquisition

The Norwegian Competition Authority has approved the proposed acquisition of the Norwegian freight shipping firm, Nor Lines, by the Dutch logistics company, Samskip. The competition commission decided that the acquisition of activities associated with Nor Lines AS would not result ...Read More

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Driver shortage concern for freight industry

The freight and logistics sector is still suffering from a deficitof skilled drivers, according to the Freight Transport Association FTA July Quarterly Transport Activity Survey (QTAS). The survey, which asked the opinions of 6,000 freight and logistics businesses in the ...Read More

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Robots may tackle urban freight problem

A new report suggests that the use of robots for last mile deliveries could address the problems of urban freight distribution. The Independent Transport Commission's (ITC) report on urban freight distribution in the UK considers the problem of more deliveries ...Read More

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China Made Car Exports go by train

Sweden based Volvo Cars recently announced it has exported the first consignment of China-built cars to Europe by train. It has become the first car maker in the world to export China-made cars to Europe by rail freight, via the ...Read More

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FTA – new government to “help not hinder” freight industry

The Freight Transport Association says the next government must support freight and logistics businesses to enable them to reduce vehicle emissions. It’s launched what it calls its General Election Manifesto which says this support must also help develop the market ...Read More

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Adriatic – Baltic rail freight service launched

What is described as 'the first direct rail freight service' between the ports of Trieste in Italy and Kiel in Germany was launched on January 25. There are connections with shipping services to Scandinavia, Greece, and Turkey. The service is ...Read More

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Government reveals £20m low emission freight funding support

A £20m government competition to boost low and zero emission technology in the UK freight and logistics industries has given funding to twenty projects, the Department for Transport (DfT) announced last week. There were more than 40 applicants. The successful ...Read More

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Brazil’s export lull precedes record soybean shipments

Although Brazil's exports Shipments of corn and its byproduct, ethanol, were down by nearly 80 percent in October and November versus a year ago, encouraging results are expected for 2017. Soybeans fared slightly better in October/November, with exports down two-thirds ...Read More

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New China-Kazakhstan freight rail route launched

The first freight train service linking northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region with Kazakhstan launched two weeks ago. The freight train, which was loaded with building materials and other commodities, left Jiuyuan Logistics Park in Baotou City. The 4,332-km trip ...Read More

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£8m Staffordshire rail freight development

Bold plans for the West Midlands Interchange have been revealed for the first time; under the plans, a rail freight interchange will be built on 618 acres of land west of Junction 12 of the M6. The freight interchange will ...Read More

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Logistics students against Northants rail freight terminal plan

A scheme which would sacrifice farmland for a major rail freight terminal has been questioned by students from the University of Northampton. The proposals, which are to be examined by the Planning Inspectorate, are for a rail depot the size ...Read More

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Glasgow freight firm to pay £2.2m over corrupt deals

A Glasgow-based company has agreed to pay £2.2 million after its employees carried out corrupt deals. A Scottish freight company is to hand over more than £2 million after its employees were found to have carried out corrupt deals. An ...Read More

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FTA delivers Freight Manifesto

The Freight Transport Association delivered its 'London Elections 2016 - Freight Manifesto' to the Mayoral candidates in the city on 25 Mrch, along with a box of trucks, illustrating how many freight vehicles it would take to build and furnish ...Read More

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Freight Association urges resolution of dispute

The British International Freight Association has urged the Unite Union and Forth Ports, the owner of Grangemouth port in Scotland, to meet in order to achieve a swift resolution to the current industrial dispute. The dispute has seen all shipside ...Read More

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Logistics Park Progress

Phase 1 of the Masterplan for the new Port of Felixstowe Logistics Park is completed. The Logistics Park will provide 1.4 million square feet of purpose built warehousing at theUK's largest container port. 40% of all UK container freight moves ...Read More

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Freight industry welcomes Select Committee Investigation

The freight industry is welcoming plans to investigate the reasons for a shortage of professional drivers in the freight sector, announced by the Transport Select Committee. The Inquiry will investigate whether the Government has taken any action to remedy the ...Read More

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Transport for the North to create freight strategy

Transport for the North (TfN), a group comprising major northern cities in the UK, is working on development of a new pan-regional freight and logistics strategy for an integrated transport network in the north. The Northern Freight and Logistics Strategy ...Read More

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Transport and Logistics Awards Promote Women in Freight

The 8th Annual FTA everywoman Awards for Transport and Logistics took place last week. The list of nominees for the seven standard categories longer than ever. Once again the Everywoman event was sponsored by the Freight Transport Association (FTA). The ...Read More

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How freight is supporting London

Business leaders, operators, trade associations and local authorities are stepping up their work to ensure that the freight and logistics industry continues to support London as it changes and grows. At a major conference last week, a range of stakeholders ...Read More

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Vital freight deliveries delayed to Stornoway

Lifeline freight deliveries to the islands are being delayed on the mainland as it is now almost impossible for hauliers to get to the new earlier freight ferry service in time. CalMac have this week implemented a new overnight freight ...Read More

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Budget 2015: Freight businesses disappointed Severn tolls to continue

The freight industry described as a “kick in the teeth” the Budget announcement that tolls would continue when the Severn crossings come into public ownership. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) said it was a bitter blow for the freight and ...Read More

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Everywoman Freight Awards

The everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards aims to recognise outstanding females in the transport and logistics industry. There are eight categories of awards to highlight the diversity of talent - business owners, outstanding drivers and young leaders have all ...Read More

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Logistics Group Freight Stacking in Containers

A major logistics company has launched an innovative ocean freight shipping service. The system enables double stacking of freight inside shipping containers, through the installation of specialised decks, which are designed to be suspended from the roof of the container. ...Read More

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Freight Terminal to create jobs

An 8 million sq ft extension of Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal (Dirft) has been given approval by the Secretary of State. Dirft III will have the capacity for up to 32 freight trains in and out of the site ...Read More

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Rail Freight welcomes Fall in Channel Tunnel Rates

Eurotunnel has announced that it is committed to reduce the current level of freight train track access charges by up to 50%. This was welcomed by all in the logistics community with interests in rail cargo. The Channel Tunnel Regulator ...Read More

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Freight versus Environment on Treasury Fuel Report

The Treasury Report issued w/c 14 April has met with two very different polarised reactions from logistics and environmental groups. the report concludes that that a reduction in fuel duty can benefit the economy. The Road Haulage Association (RHA) welcomed ...Read More

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New Logistics hub for Dover

A new logistics hub at the Port of Dover’s Western Docks could create more than 600 jobs, and could also safeguard 140 posts through the construction of a new cargo terminal. The project is designed to ensure that the Port ...Read More

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International Freight Forwarding Group stresses Logistics Importance

The latest press release from the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) stresses how important the logistics sector and an efficient supply chain is to growing the international economy. The reports advises that the United Nation’s post 2015 Sustainable ...Read More

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Second Freight station at container transshipment terminal India

A second container freight station (CFS) near the international container transshipment terminal at Vallarpadam is nearing completion. The CFS will have a capacity to handle 75,000 containers a year and is being set up on 18.3 acres of land leased ...Read More

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Freight Transport Association Awards

Last week week the Freight Transport Association announced the Everywoman Transport & Logistics Awards. The awards aim to celebrate the successes of the most inspirational women in transport and logistics. In recent years cooperation between Everywoman and the FTA has ...Read More