United Kingdom Freight Transport Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

United Kingdom Freight Transport Report 2016

United Kingdom Freight Transport Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
United Kingdom Freight Transport Report 2016
Published Jan 23, 2016
61 pages — Published Jan 23, 2016
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Rail and air sectors will experience stronger growth than the roads. Although the general trade outlook is positive, with growth in imports and exports looking strong at --.-- and --.-- , respectively, in ----, some specific industry sectors are causing concern. ...Rail and air sectors will experience stronger growth than the roads. Although the general trade outlook is positive, with growth in imports and exports looking strong at --.-- and --.-- , respectively, in ----, some specific industry sectors are causing concern. The recent crisis in the steel industry has highlighted the negative impact of green taxes and competition from China on the heavy industries sector. Investment across the transport infrastructure will help to expand the capacity of the UK s freight industry and improve efficiencies. Decisions on a number of large projects under discussion such as the third runway for London and the H- rail link will restore some confidence in the UK s capacity to increase its freight services in line with growth in demand fuelled by economic recovery both at home and abroad.

...Growth in the freight industry will be fuelled by positive growth in the air and rail sectors while the road sector will suffer some negative growth for a number of years. Investment in infrastructure will help to support the industry while a modest recovery in the eurozone and strong domestic demand in the UK may also help to boost trade figures. ...Growth in the freight industry will be fuelled by positive growth in the air and rail sectors while the road sector will suffer some negative growth for a number of years. Investment in infrastructure will help to support the industry while a modest recovery in the eurozone and strong domestic demand in the UK may also help to boost trade figures. A number of factors are limiting growth in the short term, with congestion and over-capacity fuelling the need for rapid improvement of infrastructure. ...A number of factors are limiting growth in the short term, with congestion and over-capacity fuelling the need for rapid improvement of infrastructure. At the same time disruption caused by ongoing improvements such as the Forth Road Bridge and congestion caused by border security issues will cause some disruption in the short term for freight companies.

...Third Runway Decision Delayed: The freight industry saw a serious setback at the end of ---- when the decision to build a third runway at Heathrow was put on hold until summer ----. The British International Freight Association was particularly critical of the government s indecision, highlighting the cost of the delay to the UK economy, its connectivity and reputation. ...

  
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