£1m boost for container capacity at Grangemouth

Grangemouth, Scotland’s largest container port, is investing £1m in upgrading the terminal’s surfacing to add about 1,000 TEU to the capacity as well as improving the speed of operations. It has also ordered a Liebherr ship to shore container crane and is developing a new IT terminal operating system both of which are due in…

RHA hopes lorry week will attract recruits to industry

The Road Haulage Association is hoping to attract new recruits to the industry through National Lorry Week which starts on Monday 11th September. The theme this year is “The Next Generation”, and the RHA says the industry needs to recruit 1.2 million more people by 2022 including drivers, workshop technicians, warehouse staff and management. Events…

Yusen expands pharma business

Yusen Logistics is expanding its involvement in the pharma research and development supply chain. “We’re seeing increasing demand from healthcare manufacturers for end-to-end GDP compliant solutions for complex R&D requirements,” said Yusen Logistics’ general manager healthcare, James Colson. “We are moving trial products – from controlled drugs to new packaging – throughout the supply chain.…