The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed a call by the European Commission for France and the UK to address the issue of excessive Channel tunnel rail freight charges. In late June, EC vice-president Siim Kallas said the tunnel was not being used to full capacity due to high track access charges, adding that tunnel regulator the Intergovernmental Commission did not have sufficient powers to act on its own initiative . “As a result, more freight is being carried on lorries […]
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 European Commission (EC) has given the green light to FedEx’s €4.4bn (£3.2bn) bid for TNT Express announced in April last year.
The brightest female talent working in the logistics industry have until 10 February to enter the 2014 FTA Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards.