DP World announces £40M investment in Southampton this year to meet growing customer demand over next decade

DP World today announces that Southampton, Britain’s second largest container terminal, will benefit from a major programme of investment in 2021 designed to take it up to the next level as a premier international freight and logistics hub. DP World Southampton is part of DP World, the leading global provider of smart logistics, and one… Continue reading DP World announces £40M investment in Southampton this year to meet growing customer demand over next decade

Comment from Logistics UK re the refloating of the EverGiven in the Suez Canal

Image courtesy of: REUTERS Alex Veitch, General Manager for Public Policy at Logistics UK, the business group representing the sector, said in response to the freeing of the EverGiven (29 March 2021): “News that the stranded cargo vessel, the EverGiven, has finally been refloated and is no longer blocking the Suez Canal is excellent news… Continue reading Comment from Logistics UK re the refloating of the EverGiven in the Suez Canal

Major boost for freight by rail as Southampton upgrade is completed

A major upgrade to transport more freight by rail to and from Southampton is complete. On Friday 19 February engineers finished a series of improvements on the lines used by freight trains between Southampton Central and Redbridge, unlocking more capacity at the country’s second busiest container port. Freight services between Southampton, the Midlands and the… Continue reading Major boost for freight by rail as Southampton upgrade is completed

Freight association welcomes government endorsement of its members

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The British International Freight Association (BIFA) welcomes the news that the UK government recommends the appointment of a specialist such as one its members to deal with import and export customs declarations. The recommendation has a prominent place within a letter sent out by the UK government today to VAT-registered traders highlighting actions they need… Continue reading Freight association welcomes government endorsement of its members