Container haulage specialist Pentalver Transport has opened its expanded container facility at DP World London Gateway deep sea port and logistics park on the River Thames. The expanded site adds 40% additional capacity to Pentalver’s London Gateway operation, which includes loaded and empty container storage, reefer and dry container maintenance and repair, transport and cargo handling. Pentalver, which was bought by American rail freight giant Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), in May last year, began work on Phase 2 of the […]
Pentalver has signed a deal that will see it open a vehicle pre-clearance facility for the export of second-hand vehicles. The deal is a joint venture with New Zealand-based vehicle logistics firm Autohub and Japanese inspection company Jevic and is based at Pentalver’s depot in Felixstowe. The facility has the capacity to handle 30,000 cars per year. Pentalver MD Chris Lawrenson, says: “Our joint venture with Autohub and Jevic is a first for the UK and demonstrates how we work […]
Meachers Global Logistics has hired the first driver to have passed a pilot scheme, which aims to tackle the driver shortage with free vocational training.
Pentalver Transport owner Genesee & Wyoming (G&W) is being acquired by Brookfield Infrastructure Partners in deal valued at $8.4bn (£6.6bn).