Scheme to help hauliers shift mode expanded to include short sea shipping


 

A “trail blazing” scheme for hauliers that pays £75 for each container moved by rail has expanded to offer a coastal and short sea shipping solution as well. The Haven Gateway Partnership said its Low Carbon Freight Dividend (LCFD) project, aimed at hauliers in the east of England, will help them increase the services they offer customers. Launched a year ago to encourage a modal shift to rail, the injection of more cash from the European Regional Development Fund has […]