Getlink – formerly Groupe Eurotunnel – said its unaccompanied freight service through the Channel Tunnel had seen a marked acceleration in growth since March, with more than 1,000 trailers carried. The transport of trailers by the Eurotunnel Le Shuttle Freight teams on the two chunnel terminals operates 24/7 and generates 40 times less CO2 than ferries, according to the company. It said the service benefited from competitive advantages, including speed, ease and flexibility and was supported by the group’s customs […]
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For fleets transporting goods between the UK and Europe, this year has presented further challenges for drivers. Additional border checks have caused increased traffic, and in April, trucks in Europe saw their waiting times at border crossings increase by 28%, compared to pre-crisis levels.
Gatwick-based logistics specialist DNA is gearing up for further expansion in 2021 following a 40% increase in palletised freight consignments since the Covid pandemic.
Abbey Logistics has demonstrated that alliances with European partners are still achievable in a post-Brexit world by collaborating with Spanish bulk powder road tanker business Cisternas Amarillo.