Pentalver has opened its five acre, permanent container services site at DP World London Gateway – the first phase of its two-step development of facilities at the port. The new site, located adjacent to the port’s main gate, including cargo handling, transport, loaded storage, empty storage, reefer services, maintenance and container refurbishment facilities. It can also be expanded to nine acres. Chris Lawrenson, MD at Pentalver, said: “With phase one now officially open, the facility will play a key role […]
Christmas may be cancelled for some container operators enduring flat volumes instead of the usual autumn surge as retail customers remain cautious about stocking up for the gift-giving season. Roadways Container Logistics MD Nick Matthews is not expecting a reversal in the coming months. “Christ-mas in the container industry comes early in the year; typically September, October and November. September has not seen a significant increase on prior months and some of the largest shipping lines are not predicting much […]
Trade associations have warned that London’s ULEZ will severely disadvantage, or even bankrupt, operators that work in the city when it begins in 2019.
Need to find out more about the introduction of the forthcoming low-emission zones (LEZs) in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee and Aberdeen? Then put 26 March in your diary.