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Hauliers say ‘non’ to channel bridge

Boris Johnson’s proposal for a 22 mile cross-channel bridge has got a resounding “non” from the Road Haulage Association which described it as “a bridge too far”. The foreign secretary’s suggestion at a meeting with French president Emmanuel Macron has received wide...

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Eddie Stobart increases sales by 12pc

Eddie Stobart has increased sales by 12 per cent, the company said in trading statement. Underlying operating profit (EBIT) was in line with expectations, it said. It saw double digit growth in a number of business sectors including -Commerce, Manufacturing,...

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NGA survey shows little loyalty among candidates.

Research from NGA Human Resources suggests companies are being two-timed by many candidates. According to their survey, over 55 per cent of candidates have attended interviews while waiting for a formal contract offer from another company. The survey of individuals in...

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RHA calls for support for Carillion suppliers

The Road Haulage Association has called on the government to move swiftly to offer support to hauliers hit by the collapse of Carillion. “We’re very concerned what this will mean for members who had contracts with Carillion, or are otherwise affected by their...

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M&S to open 495,000 sq ft Welham Green DC

Marks & Spencer is to open a 495,000 sq ft clothing and home distribution centre in Welham Green early next year. The development is a part of its five-year transformation plan, which will also see its Neasden DC close. The Neasden site is operated by XPO Logistics,...

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£70bn plan to boost transport in the North

Transport for the North has launched its £70 billion draft Strategic Transport Plan saying that the 30 year programme could help boost the economy of the region by £100 billion and create 850,000 jobs. TfN chairman John Cridland said: “For the first time, civic and...

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Council rejects Magna Park’s 4.5m sq ft expansion plan

In November of last year, the council’s planning committee approved Gazeley’s application for the demolition of Lodge, Emmanuel and Bittesby Cottages and erection of up to 4.5 million sq ft of storage and distributions with ancillary offices, including up to 39,826 sq...

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