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Teesport Granted Freeport Status

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Teesport Granted Freeport Status

Highway Logistics is delighted at the news that Teesport has been granted free port status. As a Teesside based employer this news comes at a great time when expansion and further support to our  local economy is at the forefront of our growth strategy. 

In early 2019, the Mayor submitted a policy paper to Government championing a Freeport in Tees Valley, building on the recommendations of a 2016 policy paper by now Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak MP, forming part of a campaign which launched in 2018 and was backed by more than 50 leading employers in the area.The paper found a Freeport on the River Tees could create up to 32,000 jobs and add £2billion to the regional economy.

This is particular prevalent in relation to the logistics and supply chain industry we operate in. Highway Logistics is looking forward to helping the NE economy develop into a Northern Powerhouse.

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