Road

Full speed to Dover

Highways England has removed a 40mph speed limit on the last few miles of the A20 into Dover that has been plaguing drivers since 2015. The limit was imposed to allow upgrade works to be carried out in Dover town centre. [+]

Europa refreshes its fleet

Europa Road has invested £2 million in 23 new Renault - 11 new Range T artics, four Range D12 distribution rigids, seven new Range D18 rigids and one Range D26 rigid. All Europa’s new trucks have front, rear and in-cab cameras and each rigid has ... [+]

Ulster recruit for Pallet-Track

Northern Ireland-based Woodside Group has joined the Pallet-Track network. The Group, which includes Woodside Haulage, Woodside Distribution, Woodside Motorfreight, and All Route Shipping and based in Ballynure, Co. Antrim, will cover the Northern Ireland postcodes on behalf of the 80-plus strong Pallet-Track network. [+]

Freedom for Wales

With Brexit talks continuing in Brussels, one UK border at least is set to become easier – the Severn Crossing between England and Wales. The Government announced today (21 July) that toll charges on will be scrapped at the end of next year and was ... [+]

New wheels for DSV

DSV UK is investing in 50 new rigid 7.5 and 18.0 ton Volvo trucks  to replace the existing fleet and increase total number of vehicles based in Purfleet by six to handle growing volumes of domestic business. All the vehicles are fitted with tail lifts ... [+]

Road is key to Brexit, says IRU

With Brexit negotiations getting under way this week, the International Road Transport Union (IRU) said it was essential that the UK Government and the European Union reach a comprehensive deal on road transport. It said that key issues include customs facilitation tools such as TIR, customs ... [+]

P&O Ferries sees North Sea surge

P&O Ferries reported a 14% year on year increase in freight volumes at its two continental rail hubs, Zeebrugge and Europoort, in the first half of 2017. Between January and June the ferry and logistics company handled 42,421 units across the North Sea to the ... [+]

FTA Ireland calls for all-Ireland solution

Freight Transport Association Ireland (FTAI) has called for a solution for Ireland – including the critical border issue – to be given top priority. Production processes and supply chains on both sides of the Ireland/Northern Ireland border are highly integrated, with many businesses operating on an ... [+]

Espace launches ‘half-price’ express service

Espace has launched an Express PLUS 1 service, a heavily discounted semi-express service by co-loading two express shipments on the same van. The Express PLUS 1 service takes an extra day to deliver the shipm,ent and compliments Espaces’ dedicated ‘Freight Emergency Service’. EXPRESS Plus offers ... [+]

FTA urges all speed to Brexit talks

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) called for negotiations to move ahead with speed to compensate for delays caused by the General Election as the second round of Brexit talks got underway on 17 July. FTA added that reports claim EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier will ... [+]