Southampton-based port-centric logistics firm Import Services has been chosen to operate DP World London Gateway’s shared user facility. It will take on a ‘significant portion’ of the 386,000ft² common user facility on the London Gateway Logistics Park, which is due to open in the second quarter of 2015. It will provide devanning, cross-docking, storage, pick-and-pack, labelling and distribution from the site on a pay-as-you-go basis. Mike Thomas, client services director at Import Services, said: “Operating the common user facility will […]
Construction on a £300m fourth berth at the London Gateway logistics hub will commence next month, as owner DP World attempts to increase supply chain resilience and boost capacity.
Allport Cargo Services is to relocate its less-than-container load (LCL) deconsolidation service to the port of Felixstowe after signing a three-year contract with PD Portcentric Logistics.
The FTA has welcomed proposals from local government secretary Eric Pickles that would give businesses the power to force a review of local parking restrictions they are unhappy with. Under the proposals, which went to consultation earlier this month, individuals or businesses would be able to force a council review of parking rules and enforcement by raising a petition signed by at least 50 people, or at least 10% of the residents or businesses in the affected local area. Councils […]