- assess the current ability of inland rail and road networks to move freight to and from ports
- demonstrate the value that ports add to the economy at a local and national level
- lay out a vision for future port connectivity
- set out a series of recommendations which are the first step to enhancing port connectivity across the UK
The ‘Port Connectivity: the current picture’ report includes the 9 regional case studies used to inform the recommendations.
The reports were submitted to Parliament on 24 April 2018.