DP World has launched a new intermodal train service connecting its container terminals at London Gateway and Southampton. The port operator said the service will improve customers’ supply chain resilience and allow them to switch volumes quickly and easily between the two locations. The DP World-operated service ran for the first-time last weekend and is […]
A multi-billion pound “pothole plague” has ravaged the country’s road network because funds for repairs are no longer ring-fenced by local authorities, according to MPs. The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Better Roads said that since 2021, when the government’s pothole action fund was incorporated into councils’ general block highway funding, the number of roads […]
HumberPort is to present its case for establishing the Humber estuary as the “logical choice for shippers” at the Multimodal show.
Stobart has returned to pre-tax profitability, latest figures showed, despite the “significant challenge” of the driver shortage affecting the haulage giant’s results. For the 13-month period ending 31 December 2021, the company reported revenues of £591.2m and a pre-tax profit of £3.3m. This compared to a £559.1m turnover in the previous 12-months and a £7.7m […]