News headlines

March 2015

Remember, this the last update to the Knowledge Bank. To check for new information, we have provided lots of links in the article: Keeping up to date (January 2015)

February 2015

 January 2015

December 2014

November 2014

Also, the Knowledge Bank has two updated sections to help you make the modal shift from road to rail or sea:

October 2014

September 2014

July/August 2014

May/June 2014

April 2014

  • CILT – new reports for 2014 – Transport and the Economy; UK freight planning to 2035. Signposts to the Institute’s new work
  • PwC on sustainability in the global shipping industry – anticipating new EU reporting requirements on vessels using European ports. A review of its benchmarking analysis
  • Developments at the Port of Felixstowe and Southampton container terminal

March 2014

  • Green Growth Group of ministers from member states are lobbying the EU Commission about higher climate change targets for 2030
  • The Ipswich chord is now open: full speed ahead for rail freight movements
  • The Peel Group makes a significant move in the logistics real estate market

February 2014

  • A survey of transport and logistics employers by Barclays anticipates more hiring by the sector
  • CBRE sees increasing investment in industrial and warehousing capacity
  • Rail freight – an important driver of growth for the UK rail sector
  • Network Rail – plans for increasing freight capacity in control period 5 – 2014 – 2019
  • Global container volumes continue to increase in 2013 according to CTS

January 2014