Freight News

New ops head for Portsmouth

[ January 9, 2019   //   Chris[1] ]
Ian Diaper has joined Portsmouth International Port as head of operations, a new role created to manage shore side activity. He has spent over 40 years in the shipping industry, most recently as the service delivery …

Brexit lifts forktruck market

[ January 8, 2019   //   Chris[1] ]
Forklift truck maker Narrow Aisle says it is facing “unprecedented levels of demand” for short-term rentals from firms worried about potential customs delays after Brexit. It says that warehouses operators feel they …

Wagons roll in Manston

[ January 7, 2019   //   Chris[1] ]
Live tests are currently underway to test the feasibility of using the disused Manston airport as an overflow lorry park in the event of post-Brexit problems in Dover or the Channel Tunnel. A fleet of 89 empty trucks…