ROAD PRICING France is to follow Germany’s lead in applying a road tax for heavy goods vehicles. Hauliers are concerned at how they will pass on the costs in the current economic climate
Germany-headquartered tank container operator VTG and global logistics company Kuehne + Nagel are planning a merger of parts of their rail logistics activities, the companies say.
US road tanker operator Schneider National has recently launched an intermodal transport service for bulk liquid chemicals in the US.
Perolo has appointed Intertank Industria Comercio as its representative and distributor in Brazil.
Intermodal logistics provider InterBulk says that its tank container division “saw low activity levels” in the company’s financial first quarter.
FUEL DISTRIBUTION Plans for the UK’s new Petroleum Driver Passport are moving ahead, with SQA having been appointed to manage the scheme
Hoyer is planning to double the number of tank containers it deploys in the Russian market by the end of the year.
RESULTS Continued poor returns from the chemical tanker sector have held back profits at Stolt-Nielsen, and indications for the rest of the year are little brighter
Belgium-headquartered road tanker manufacturer Stokota has signed an agreement to form a strategic partnership with its Danish counterpart HMK Bilcon.
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