University of Hull’s Logistics Institute awarded share of £9m Department for Transport funding

University of Hull’s Logistics Institute awarded share of £9m Department for Transport funding

The University of Hull’s Logistics Institute has been awarded funding by the Department for Transport, in partnership with Innovate UK, as part of the First of a Kind Competition 2021. The Logistics Institute’s winning innovation, one of 30 ground-breaking projects awarded a share of the £9 million fund, is a novel rail freight energy and emissions calculator (REEC) that will be deployed on the...

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Logistics company expands to meet Brexit ‘paperwork’ demands

Logistics company expands to meet Brexit ‘paperwork’ demands

Neill and Brown Global Logistics has boosted its customs clearance team in response to the complex documentation required for imports and exports following the UK’s exit from the EU. The Hessle-headquartered logistics company has recruited 10 staff to the department and expects to expand it further over the coming months. CEO Peter Brown said that adapting to meet the challenges brought by...

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Plans submitted for £15m facility to deliver more jobs and growth at Grimsby’s Europarc

Plans submitted for £15m facility to deliver more jobs and growth at Grimsby’s Europarc

Plans have been submitted for a £15m development that will create up to 50 jobs at the leading business park on the south bank of the Humber. Developer Wykeland Group has applied to North East Lincolnshire Council for planning consent for a state-of-the-art facility at Wykeland’s Europarc business park in Grimsby, to enable a major expansion by leading food products supply chain business HSH...

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Spencer Group and ABP hit major milestone in Brexit border checkpoints project

Spencer Group and ABP hit major milestone in Brexit border checkpoints project

These images show the rapid progress being made by leading civil engineering contractor Spencer Group and Associated British Ports (ABP) as they work to deliver two new Brexit border checkpoints. Spencer Group has been selected by ABP to deliver border control posts (BCPs) at the ports of Hull and Immingham. The Government had directed all BCPs, which will be used to carry out checks on plants,...

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Images revealed of £150m logistics facility that will deliver 1,300-1,500 permanent jobs

Images revealed of £150m logistics facility that will deliver 1,300-1,500 permanent jobs

As part of further information submitted to East Riding Council, computer-generated images have been published of a state-of-the-art retail logistics facility that will bring more than a thousand permanent jobs to the Hull and East Yorkshire region. The images are part of a comprehensive package of updated and additional information provided to the council and made available to the public as...

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