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    ABP invests in quality control for BMW at Southampton

    2018-07-24T10:31:23Z

    Port operator Associated British Ports (ABP) is installing quality control equipment at the port of Southampton, representing the first phase of a multi-million pound investment.Digital imaging technology provided by Degould, including two drive-in booths, have been built in the multi-deck areas of the facility, which will be used to monitor ...

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    Trusting the market will stay afloat

    2018-04-26T09:42:00Z

    European vehicle-handling ports saw growth in vehicle vehicle volumes in 2017, however geo-political worries – not least Brexit – is causing concerns. Ports continue to invest but there are worries over future volumes and capacity levels. 

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    Rising inventory: Stock lots

    2018-01-16T15:25:23Z

    In any retail business, inventory management is a delicate balancing act. Hold too little and frustrated customers will be forced to shop elsewhere; but piling stock on your shelves puts a strain on working capital and if what you bought isn’t what customers want, you have little choice but to ...

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    ABP launches £3.5 billion property arm with 960-hectare land bank

    2017-11-22T09:41:27Z

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has launched a property development and investment business called ABP Property, worth £3.5 billion ($4.6 billion). The company owns sites in and around 21 major UK ports and said it had a ‘land bank’ of 960 hectares ready to accommodate new logistics, assembly, manufacturing and other ...

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    ABP opens Pacific Terminal at Southampton as part of major investment

    2017-11-06T15:13:41Z

    Port operator Associated British Ports (ABP) has officially opened a new vehicle terminal at the port of Southampton in the UK as part of a £50m ($65.6m) investment first announced in September last year.The Pacific Terminal was opened by the minister of state for international trade, Greg Hands (pictured, left, ...

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    ABP investing £50m in Southampton port vehicle terminal

    2016-09-18T14:33:31Z

    Associated British Ports (ABP) is investing £50m ($66m) in its vehicle handling facilities at the port of Southampton. The investment will be applied in two phases beginning with a two new multi-story vehicle handling facilities that together will be able to store 7,600 vehicles on route to export markets. The ...

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    Alastair Welch takes over as director of ABP Southampton

    2016-04-06T10:51:53Z

    Alastair Welch (pictured) has been appointed the new director of Southampton port in the UK, managed by Associated British Ports (ABP). He replaces Nick Ridehalgh. Welch, who begins work on Monday (April 9th) was most recently managing director of London Southend Airport and also runs AV8 Advisory, a consultancy providing ...