Kuehne + Nagel has raised the security risk for its drivers in Calais to its highest level after an HGV driver was severely injured and had his vehicle hijacked in the area last week. The company raised the security risk level for the Port of Calais and its surrounding area to red – its highest – after a driver was hospitalised with severe head injuries. The driver, who remains unidentified, had left his cab to inspect his vehicle after noticing […]
Plans for a new international rail freight terminal at Mossend in Bellshill have been approved by Scottish ministers.
Kuehne + Nagel felt the benefit of its acquisition of RH Freight last year as turnover in its road and rail division rose 18% during the first quarter of 2012. The logistics giant says that it made “good progress” in its European road freight operations with volumes up in its groupage and full and part loads businesses. EBITDA increased 7.7% in Q1, equating to a profit margin of 1.9% – “stable” year-on-year, according to the firm. Overall, including K+N air […]
The FTA has reiterated previous calls for action over migrant build-ups in northern France after a new rail freight service to the port of Calais was postponed due to safety concerns.