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FTA “deeply disappointed” in Midlands Expressway Limited’s decision to increase prices on Birmingham’s M6 toll road

FTA deeply disappointed in Midlands Expressway Limited decision to increase prices

The Freight Transport Association FTA, the largest and most influential business organisation in the logistics sector, has expressed concern over Midlands Expressway Limited’s decision to increase tolls, citing worries it will drive more HGVs through Birmingham, conflicting with the city’s clean air agenda. As Chris Yarsley, FTA’s Policy Manager for …

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New London Port Tilbury2 moves a step closer

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The Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, has submitted an application for a development consent order (DCO) to the Planning Inspectorate to build a new terminal adjacent to the current port in Thurrock. The proposed new port, known as Tilbury2, will be built on a 152-acre site which was part …

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Leading intralogistics show IMHX 2019 reports strong demand

Leading intralogistics show IMHX 2019 reports strong demand

With just under two years remaining until it opens its doors, over half of the available floor space at 2019’s International Materials Handling Exhibition (IMHX 2019 – (www.imhx.net) has been allocated. “Approximately 18,000 square metres of the 35,000 square metres of floor space has now been allocated,” says exhibition director, …

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Thousands are showing their hand to save lives. Are you?

Thousands are showing their hand to save lives Are you

Hundreds of companies are already benefitting from Mentor FLT Training’s free Show Your Hand kits. But, if you’ve not got your kit, there’s still time to download it, according to the training organisation. Launched as part of the Fork Lift Truck Association’s annual safety campaign, #Safetember, more than 500 companies …

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