BRITISH WATERWAYS' Worcester depot has won a groupage contract from Speedship Freight, the only freight forwarder based in the city.
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Speedship is aiming to prodived at least two TIR trailer loads to and from Europe each week, and to send one container every 10 days to the USA, Japan, South Korea and India. A Korean container has been sent already.
The depot, which is close to the M5, has access for barges of up to 350 tonnes and has 4,160sqm of covered warehousing and another 1,858sqm of open storage. There is a weighbridge on the site.