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 […]
Construction has begun on NFT’s new 230,000ft² distribution centre for food importers at the Port of Tilbury.
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 […]