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 […]
A 316,000ft² DC is to be built at the Logistics Park neighbouring DP World’s London Gateway container port.
Turners (Soham) experienced a loss of a major contract in its tanker division that led to a slight decline in turnover and profit during its most recent financial year, MD Paul Day said.
The threat of a tanker driver strike could now be averted, as the Unite union and fuel distribution companies reach agreement over a new set of proposals. Unite has also been given an extended industrial action mandate of 21 May to allow it time to discuss the new proposals with its 1,200 tanker driver members. Peter Harwood, Acas chief conciliator, who has been heading up the negotiations, says: “Following a further two days of intensive discussions, a final set of […]