Government plans to build a £250m lorry park in Kent to prevent delays caused by Operation Stack have been criticised by the Transport Committee, which described the decision as “rushed” and called for more research into its cost and impact. The 4,000 space lorry park, which will be the largest in Europe, is intended to prevent a repeat of the massive queues on Kent’s roads last summer caused by disruption at the Port of Calais by migrant incursions and industrial […]
The continuing rise in internet shopping and an increase in the carriage of hi-tech and high-value goods helped members of the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) deliver a strong performance in 2015.
The FTA has come out in favour of Manston Airport as a short to medium term contingency for Operation Stack, after it was revealed the government had paid approaching £6m to rent it.
Palletways and Nigel Rice Transport parted company at the end of last year due to concerns about the now collapsed operator’s ability to meet its network commitments.