London Gateway claimed it saved 9,000 lorry journeys after accepting a single “mega delivery” of aggregate by cargo ship. The 90,000-tonnes of material will be used to construct a gate complex at the port, due to open later this year. London Gateway engineering director Andrew Bowen explained that the aggregate was going to be landed at a smaller port in the south east and then transported by road, and said: “But we insisted the ship make arrangements to unload its […]
Wincanton has become the first haulier to move containers off the quay at London Gateway, despite the port not officially being open for business.
Growth in the temperature-controlled division at Turners (Soham) offset falls in its tanker division, with the operator also reaping the benefits of its 2012 acquisition of Browns Distribution.
Turners (Soham) saw pre-tax profit and turnover increase last year due to rising fruit and vegetable volumes.