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“Do more to support transport industry,” Moody Logistics MD urges business secretary

November 29, 2019 Chris Tindall

Moody Logistics has highlighted the need for government support of the haulage and logistics industry after business secretary Andrea Leadsom paid a visit to the family-run firm. MD Caroline Moody said she explained to her “the vital role it plays in satisfying the demand for cheaper goods and keeping the country stocked and supplied” during a 15-minute private meeting on Wednesday (27 November). The business secretary toured the Cramlington company’s logistics hub along with the Conservative candidate for the Blyth […]

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Liverpool turnaround times fall as Peel Ports improves road haulage efficiency

November 29, 2019 Chris Tindall

Truck turnaround times at the Port of Liverpool have fallen after owner Peel Ports said it had turned its focus to road haulage efficiencies. It said October was a “record-breaking” month for its container operations with quayside and landside throughput exceeding all previous figures with year-on-year growth of 12%. The port also said turnaround times for hauliers is now consistently below 40 minutes. David Huck, Peel Ports MD said: “More businesses are realising that it makes more sense to ship […]