Sunday 19th Nov 2017 - Logistics Manager

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Xpediator acquires Benfleet Forwarding

Xpediator, the freight forwarding group that owns Delamode, has acquired Benfleet Forwarding Ltd for an initial consideration of £6.55 million.

£60m Felixstowe rail scheme gets green light

The Port of Felixstowe has been given the green light by the transport secretary for a £60.4 million rail improvement scheme. The scheme is jointly funded by Network Rail and Hutchison Ports, and will allow up to 47 freight trains to run per day in each direction between Ipswich and the port.

CILT joins forces with the RSA

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has merged with the Railway Study Association (RSA) to create a forum for the rail sector.

GBRf wins contract with J Clubb

GB Railfreight has won a new contract with J Clubb, the aggregates and concrete company, to move ash from Cottam Power Stations in Nottinghamshire to the HH Celon brick works near Sevenoaks, Kent.

DB Schenker to handle Hitachi distribution

DB Schenker UK has won a long-term contract with Hitachi Rail Europe. The company with manage Hitachi’s central warehousing and spare parts distribution for its Intercity Express Programme in the UK.

New BIFA trading conditions to launch

The British International Freight Association’s new Standard Trading Conditions (STC) are to be launched next month. The terms were last updated in 2005.

First steel train for Thamesport

The first train, loaded with 1,000 tonnes of steel coil, has arrived at Thamesport for The Armitt Group from Tata Steel in South Wales.