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The economic implications of Calais chaos
The goings-on at Calais are becoming a problem for the British economy. The public perception is focused on the apparent inability of the French authorities to keep order, however the effects on the economy may increase beyond the estimated £1bn if the chaos continues. In particular the road freight sector may be hit hard.
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Promising US car sales and another record breaking year for US car exports has another foreign car manufacturer expanding its presence in the US. Following a trend that is seeing a big pick up in automotive logistics in North America.
Whilst it may not have quite the scale of the strikes on the US West Coast ports earlier in the year, the present disruption at the port of Calais must be having an appreciable effect on the UK’s logistics...
Another acquisition has been announced by a leading logistics provider and this time it is Kuehne + Nagel acquiring US-based freight broker, ReTrans. Making 2015 already a bumper year for acquisitions.
UPS acquires Coyote Logistics for $1.8bn
Werner Enterprises sees profits rise in Q2
Werner Enterprises has reported its finances for Q2 2015. It reported a marginal decline in revenue as a result of falling fuel surcharges, but also saw a steep increase in operating income. Read more
C.H. Robinson introduces Freightview TMS
J.B. Hunt sees flat revenue but profits rise in Q2
J.B. Hunt has announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2015, reporting flat revenue resulting primarily from reduced fuel surcharges. However the company did see a marked rise in operating profit. Read more
Xiamen Airlines awards road feeder contract to Jan de Rijk Logistics
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