UK retailers urge better use of northern ports

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UK retailers have joined port operator Peel Ports Group to call for a new strategy that makes better use of northern ports

Currently 90% of deep-sea containerised cargo enters the UK via southern ports, despite 60% of these goods being destined for the north.

This leads to a variety of problems, including insufficient rail and HGV driver capacity, congested roads, cargo delays, inefficient logistics and increased pollution from unnecessary road journeys.

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