Shippers hail sea-change in shipping line pricing

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) says it welcomes commitments by 15 shipping lines to change their pricing regimes, published in the European Commission's Official Journal on 16 February. For the first time, they will cease to announce general rate increases and publish the actual prices available to customers on an individual basis. FTA says this will introduce a degree of transparency into maritime transport pricing for the first time. The lines ... [+]

We must have night flights, says Shipper’s Council

The British Shippers’ Council said it was vital that there was capacity to expand night flights from Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Airports in its response to the Department for Transport’s second stage consultation, which sets out proposals for October 2014 to October 2017. Not to do so would damage the ... [+]

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