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The latest Logistics Survey shows that UK road exports to the EU both on accompanied and unaccompanied trailers increased by 5% in  2013 against the levels seen  a year earlier. This reverses the trend in 2012 and is in line with the evidence of the UK economy turning...

The European Commission has published a report on the opportunities to integrate the internal market for road transport. The Commission believes that removing current restrictions would help the European economy and have a positive impact on the environment. The Commission found that on any given day, almost a...

The Timber Packaging and Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) have reported a significant increase in demand for timber in the first quarter of 2014 from the recovering construction sector and booming demand for timber in foreign markets. capacity was also affected by the recent adverse weather conditions It...

The UK government has announced that it will be investing an average £3bn per year over the next 8 years in upgrading the road network. This will be the biggest investment made since the 1970's. This should improve journey times and reduce delays. Supplychain21 continues to...

In a sign that the recession is over, the Port of Calais has reported a 21% rise in freight vehicles passing through the port in 2013. Nearly 1.7m vehicles or unaccompanied trailers were handled in the year. As demand increases, spare capacity for back haul freight will...