The location advantage
A location fit for the 21st Century shipper
‘Ship Closer, Save Money’. This is the logic of shipping goods to a point closer to their ultimate destination is clear. Significant savings can be made by cutting road miles, time, fuel costs and CO2 emissions.
London Gateway offers a hub that is closer to 78% of the UK market compared with the country’s current largest port – including the Midlands and the North West, where 30% of UK deepsea containers are destined.
Analysis has shown that more than 65 million HGV road miles and 148,000 tonnes of CO2 could be saved every year, thanks to London Gateway’s enviable location so much closer to UK shippers’ destinations.
Operators throughout the supply chain are under pressure to deliver low-carbon logistics, and London Gateway offers the ideal solution. London Gateway’s location within a short drive of the UK’s biggest area of consumption also enables hauliers to reduce wastage and make the most efficient use of trucks and drivers’ hours.
Learn more how much you could save by using our cost savings calculator.