Saturday 22nd Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

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DB Cargo plans to cut 893 jobs

DB Cargo is proposing the cutting of 893 jobs across its UK business, the reduction of its locomotive and wagon fleet, and the revision of “the number and location” of its operational facilities.

Potter reopens Knowsley rail terminal

DB Cargo wins three-year Certas Energy contract

DB Cargo UK has won a three-year contract with Certas Energy. The freight company will be responsible for transporting fuel for Gulf Aviation, part of Certas, from Edinburgh to Derby.


Government publishes rail freight strategy

The Department for Transport has published a new policy paper promoting rail freight transport in order to limit road congestion and reduce carbon emissions.

MPs demand boost for renewable transport energy

MPs have warned that the UK will fail to meet its 2020 renewable energy target unless the government takes urgent action – and they highlighted the fact that the proportion of renewable energy used in transport actually fell last year.

Logistics could deliver £35bn of benefits to the north

The freight and logistics sector could could deliver £35 billion worth of benefits to the Northern Powerhouse by 2060, according to a report by Transport for the North, which represents local authorities and enterprise partnerships in northern England.