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Archive for October, 2012

IAG Cargo targets small consignments with free pick-up

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

IAG Cargo, the merged cargo business of British Airways and Iberia, has launched Cargo Connector, a free pick-up and delivery service for freight forwarders moving small consignments in the Heathrow area. The service, dedicated to consignments under 300 kilos, is available to freight forwarders operating within the Heathrow catchment area, allowing them to have small Read more…

 

DP World sees 4.5 per cent container growth

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Gross container volumes have grown by 4.5 per cent in the first nine months of the year, DP World has reported, driven by growth across the Americas, Asia Pacific, Middle East and UAE region. In the  third quarter DP World handled 14.2 million TEU across its portfolio of container terminals – one per cent lower Read more…

 

Electric post van trial

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Deutsche Post is going to piloting 50 electric vans through 2013, after developing the mail and parcel delivery vehicle along with Streetscooter and institutes of the RWTH Aachen University. The test vans will work from Deutsche Post delivery depots around Germany from July 2013. Each van will be expected to make 200 stops and starts Read more…

 

Network Rail sets out railfreight property plan

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Network Rail has launched a consultation aimed at reforming the management and ownership of rail freight property. The consultation sets out a plan to transfer of the majority of DB Schenker Rail UK’s 250 property interests across the rail network to Network Rail. It says the move would make a number of key sites more Read more…

 

Cut fuel duty to boost economy, FTA tells Treasury

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Reductions in fuel duty are the key to un-locking economic growth, the Freight Transport Association has told chief secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander. At a meeting on Monday the FTA presented the findings of studies carried out by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research. The meeting took place ahead of the government’s Read more…

 

Multi environment O-series from Toyota

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Toyota Material Handling has launched the BT Reflex O-series multi-function reach truck,  designed to work in both indoor and outdoor applications. This new truck has a ground clearance of 145mm, which allows it to work on uneven terrain. Its treaded super-elastic tyres provide secure grip on wet or loose surfaces or worn asphalt. The heavy-duty Read more…

 

Transport for London calls for operators’ views on proposed river crossings

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

30 October 2012 By Chris Druce Transport for London (TfL) has called for feedback on proposals to create new river crossings serving the capital. Following an initial consultation in February, it is inviting feedback on the developed proposals that could see a new road tunnel introduced at Silvertown to relieve pressure on London’s Blackwall Tunnel. Read more…

 

Department for Transport rejects call for mandatory truck sensors

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

30 October 2012 By Chris Druce The government has ruled out the mandatory imposition of safety sensors for trucks, in its response to the Transport Committee’s road safety proposals. The Select Committee had called for the introduction of sensors as part of its review of the government’s Strategic framework for road safety, which was published Read more…

 

No increase in O-licence fee to fund TCs, says Beverley Bell

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

30 October 2012 By Roger Brown Senior traffic commissioner Beverley Bell says she and her colleagues must continue to be given proper resources to do their job, but that there should be no O-licence fee increase to fund this.  In the TCs’ annual report for 2011/12, Bell said that she would be holding discussions with Read more…

 

Police will have discretion over enforcement of 80mph speed limit

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

30 October 2012 By Chris Druce The government will leave speed-limit enforcement to individual police force’s discretion when it begins a trial of an 80mph speed limit next year. In its response last week to the Transport Committee’s road safety proposals, the Department for Transport (DfT) reiterated its commitment to trial a new national speed Read more…

 


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