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International operators could face higher ferry prices

February 20, 2013 Robin Meczes

Cross-channel rail services supplier Groupe Eurotunnel has said it will challenge the Competition Commission over its provisional findings that passengers and freight customers could face higher prices because  of its expansion into ferry services on the Dover-Calais route.

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DfT holds out for longer-semi trailer adoption

February 20, 2013 Chris Druce

The DfT has said a decision will be made in due course on the rigidity of the December deadline for operators to take up their allocations of longer semi-trailers as part of the government’s 10-year trial.

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European backload rates fall

February 19, 2013 Ashleigh Wight

International operators suffered due to weak rates during Christmas 2012 due to the recession across most of the Continent, according to an online international backloads service.

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Do you deliver at night?

February 13, 2013 Laura Hailstone

Motortransport.co.uk would like to hear from any operators and retailers that currently make or receive deliveries at night. Perhaps you tried out-of-hours deliveries for the first time during the Olympics and are now continuing to operate outside of the traditional delivery window. You may transport goods in a specific sector that requires deliveries to be made during the early hours of the morning only. Or you may be considering looking at night-time deliveries for the very first time. Whatever your […]