Europa Worldwide Logistics has increased the frequency of its Polish services to meet demand for imports and exports to the country. It will now run four times a week from its southern hub in Erith, south-east London, working in conjunction with its Polish transport partner Erontrans. It also trunks goods from its 155,000ft² hub in ProLogis Park in Birmingham. Operations director Dan Cook said: “This move enables Europa to deliver a faster and more cost effective groupage service to and […]
New freight service from Dunkirk to Liverpool launched as post-Brexit congestion at channel ports continues
A new freight service from France to the Port of Liverpool which offers suppliers a way to avoid the post-Brexit delays at the Channel Ports has been launched by Containerships, part of the global CMA CGM shipping group.
“We’ll help you save time and avoid big fines” – Sarah Llewelyn, head of Shell Fleet Solutions UK, on why its new tolling solution is vital to hauliers
For fleets transporting goods between the UK and Europe, this year has presented further challenges for drivers. Additional border checks have caused increased traffic, and in April, trucks in Europe saw their waiting times at border crossings increase by 28%, compared to pre-crisis levels.
Automatically treating HGV drivers found with stowaways in their vehicles as suspects in a criminal investigation is “a troubling development” amounting to an assumption of guilt, according to a transport lawyer.