Archive: Road freight

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 7th, December, 2022

New EU border checks could cause massive cargo delays

Schengen countries are tightening up security at external borders and Imperial College calculate it could result in 30 mile traffic jams at Dover and five hour queues at the Eurotunnel.…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 16th, February, 2022

Asia market update

Ahead of Asia's Lunar New Year holidays, the market for ocean and rail was particularly congested, with high demand and rates. With factories across China reopening this week, after the…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 13th, January, 2022

Government to fund 11K HGV drivers

The UK government has offered contracts worth £34.5m to train up to 11,000 new lorry drivers, to alleviate the ongoing supply chain squeeze caused by the pandemic and Brexit. HGV…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 27th, April, 2020

China to UK road service flying as air rates soar

With transit times on our overland road route not much longer than some air bridge services, but far cheaper, it is becoming the service of choice for large time-sensitive shipments.…

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Disruption and now surcharges at Felixstowe

25th, September, 2020

With ongoing disruption continuing at Felixstowe, Maersk and OOCL have warned customers of delays, some…

Global freight update

20th, August, 2020

Some areas of global trade continue to experience extreme congestion, while other areas are operating…

Revised Border Operating Model released

2nd, November, 2020

The Government has released a comprehensive update to their Border Operating Model, detailing import and…