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Heathrow Airport plans to Double Cargo Capacity

Heathrow Airport has outlined plans to double its cargo capacity in a bid to enhance its submission for approval to build a third runway. With 65% of air freight already travelling via Heathrow, it is UK’s main air freight hub, but with only 2% spare capacity it is almost at its limit. Heathrow’s reorganisation plans involve climate-controlled cargo environments as well as faster, more
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The closure of the Port of Dover crippling UK trade

In the last few weeks we have all witnessed how a small group of French workers have caused big trouble to Kent and UK economy. Around one hundred MyFerryLink employees blockaded Calais terminal and burned tyres on the train tracks in protest at a potential 600 job losses. Operation stack started on 23rd June and has been on and off since then crippling transport
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Business as usual in Scotland says BIFA

Following the decision by Scotland to remain in the United Kingdom, the trade association that represents freight forwarders throughout the UK, says that it is business as usual. British International Freight Association (BIFA) director general, Robert Keen said: “The decision to vote against independence has removed a period of huge uncertainty for our members. They can now get on with doing what they do
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Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal Approved

The development of the Daventry  international rail freight terminal has been approved and confirmed. The owners of the site plan to build and develop a new rail interchange and warehousing that will cover approximately 850 acres. The project has received the green light, following a public enquiry, from the Department of Transport. Remaining planning will now be dealt with by the Daventry District Council.
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