Plans for Tilbury2 moved a step closer this week after the Port of Tilbury submitted an application for a development consent order to the Planning Inspectorate. The proposed new terminal will be built next to the Port of Tilbury on a 152-acre site which was part of the former Tilbury Power Station. If the planning application gets the go-ahead Tilbury2 is expected to be in operation by the second quarter of 2020 and will act as a satellite of the […]
Tilbury-based The Logistics Terminal (TLT) said it has seen a 100% increase in throughput in a year, reducing bottom-line storage and distribution costs for its customers. The port centric logistics hub, which opened in January 2011, processes an average of 160 containers a week, double the volume it saw last year. Partner Richard Newbold, MD of Essex haulier Triple A Transport, believes the operation minimises the risk of product damage through ‘over-handling’. It also decreases the number of miles goods […]
Hauliers are calling on the Port of Felixstowe to get its house in order and tackle “outrageously long delays” at the port before the Christmas rush.
Almost three quarters of UK international hauliers believe they will be negatively impacted by customs changes following the UK’s exit from the EU this month wih just 13% believing the impact will be positive.