A critical shortage of shipping containers has led to a spike in cargo fees, which has sent shockwaves throughout global supply chains.
The stranded Ever Given mega-container ship in the Suez Canal is reportedly holding up an estimated £7 billion of goods each day.
A virtual conference opened on 17 March to explore ways the shipping and maritime industry can help to mitigate the effects of climate change.
The government’s interim Union Connectivity Review has acknowledged the need for faster and higher capacity freight connections around the UK.
The BPA has said the announcement of eight new freeports in last week’s Budget was a welcome move, but it wants to see many more.
A new direct shipping route between the UK and Morocco has been devised as a means of overcoming the obstacles to the transport of goods to and from Britain following Brexit.
A 21-point plan has been revealed to help the transport and logistics sector achieve net zero by 2050.
LCL shipping means a group of boxes where one load gets grouped with another cargo as the cargo is of moderate or low volume.
UK businesses are experiencing up to 700 per cent increases in the costs per shipping container as chaos in shipping continues.
One of the largest freight associations in the UK has underlined the importance of recruiting apprenticeships and training the future heads of the industry.