The introduction of peak-time charges as part of the Port of Felixstowe’s vehicle booking system (VBS) has been described as unacceptable by container hauliers. The port has started charging hauliers £1.50 per booking for access between 12pm and 5pm but has suspended proposals to introduce the charge between 5am and 7am. In a letter to operators, Port of Felixstowe commercial director Paul Wallace said: “For all UK major ports there is a significant daily cost to support the yard resource […]
Felixstowe Port’s ongoing attempts to resolve traffic congestion and slow turnaround times have been dealt a blow, after the chief executive of rival Peel Ports said customers should snub it in favour of northern terminals.
Shown here are two of five new 6×2 Actros 2545 tractive units with BigSpace cabs supplied recently by Mercedes-Benz dealer City West Commercials to ADMP Group company, DJB Haulage.
Wincanton has moved to a new Southampton site to increase the work it does at the city’s port.