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Passengers paying more towards rail costs

Passengers are still paying a larger proportion of rail costs. Figures released by the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) showed the total income generated by commuters between April 1st 2012 and...
16 April 2014/Number of views (277)
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Retailers 'too reliant on governments to police supply chains'

Responsible retailers should make sure they have their own systems to check the quality of supply chains. This is the view of Tesco's group director of ethical trading, Giles Bolton. He claims...
15 April 2014/Number of views (270)
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Network Rail to seek more New Zealand business

Network Rail has set its sights on winning new consultancy contracts in New Zealand. The organisation has appointed Philip Chalk as director of asset management and maintenance, who will be...
15 April 2014/Number of views (306)
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Hauliers back Chancellor's fuel duty comments

Haulage firms have united in backing the Chancellor's opinion that a cut in fuel duty has a positive effect on the UK economy. The Road Haulage Association (RHA) and Freight Transport Association...
15 April 2014/Number of views (257)
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TfL to continue HGV task force

Transport for London (TfL) has announced it is to continue operating its industrial heavy goods vehicle (HGV) task force.  Following a successful six-month trial period, the scheme will become a...
14 April 2014/Number of views (263)
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Air freight 'must become more commoditised'

The air freight industry has been warned it must become more commoditised and responsive to the needs of consumers. Delegates at the Nordic Air Cargo Symposium claimed operators should introduce...
14 April 2014/Number of views (255)
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Motorists 'need to be educated about smart motorway'

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has warned motorists need to be better educated about using the new 'smart motorway'. A section of the M25 between Junctions 23 and 25 has been developed...
14 April 2014/Number of views (263)
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UK freight forwarders experiencing contrasting fortunes

The UK's leading freight forwarding companies are experiencing vastly different fortunes.  A study by industry analysts Plimsoll Publishing found 546 of the top 1,000 businesses are enjoying...
14 April 2014/Number of views (236)
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Heathrow passenger numbers drop in March

The number of passengers making their way through Heathrow fell last month. At a time when the airport is risking losing its title as the world's busiest transport hub, it welcomed 5.8 million...
14 April 2014/Number of views (240)
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Dry freight prices 'bounce back in 2014'

The price of dry freight has risen for the first time in two years. A report by consultancy firm Drewry found costs increased by ten per cent over the first three months in 2014, compared to...
11 April 2014/Number of views (238)
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