Wednesday 27th May 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Bibby lobbies for more longer trailers

Bibby Distribution is lobbying the Department for Transport to extend its current allocation of 15.65m trailers after reaching the 25 originally allocated under the trial scheme

Rail freight relief at charges decision

There is relief among rail freight operators that the ORR has not implemented more draconian increases in freight charges, according to the Rail Freight Group

5 million sq ft rail freight terminal for Derbyshire

Property developer Goodman and Shepherd Group have entered into a partnership to develop a new strategic rail freight interchange incorporating approximately five million sq ft of manufacturing and distribution space in Etwall, Derbyshire

Britain has best railway, says new CILT president

The European Commission reckons Britain has the best railway in Europe and is urging other member states to follow and adapt to the UK rail system, according to Jim Steer, the new president of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

Scottish government neglects rail freight

The Rail Freight Group says it is disappointed by the Scottish government’s National Planning Framework 3, as it makes little reference to the vital role rail freight plays in Scotland’s transport infrastructure

OBS introduces Calidus Rail

OBS Logistics has updated its Calidus logistics software to include a railhead module, Calidus Rail, which integrates the movement and handling of containers at the rail hub

VTG and K+N in joint rail venture

Kuehne + Nagel and VTG, the wagon hire and rail logistics company have set out plans to merge parts of their rail logistics activities

Don’t price biomass off rail, says RFG

The Rail Freight Group has called on the Office of Rail Regulation not to proceed with proposals to increase charges paid for the moving of biomass by rail, arguing that it would price traffic off rail and undermine the case for biomass generation in the