Transport and Distribution & European transport News, Videos and Product Reviews

Transport and Distribution are key considerations when planning for the movement of goods, people or animals from one location to another. Choosing the right mode of transport is essential to ensure your consignment is moved in the most efficient and cost-effective way. There are four ways of freight forwarding- road, rail, air and sea. Freight or goods may be moved using some or a combination of all of these modes of transport. The type of transportation is determined by factors such as distance, location, size and weight of cargo and the type of infrastructure available such as roads, railways, airways, waterways, canals, airports, railway stations.

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PC World picks energy efficient Don-Bur Teardrop trailer

PC World picks energy efficient Don-Bur Teardrop trailer

Marks & Spencer is set to become the first company in the world to use the revolutionary, new articulated trailer.

Fleet management redefined with Scania OnBoard

Fleet management redefined with Scania OnBoard

Scania has launched Scania OnBoard, a fleet management proposition based solely upon providing fleet managers with the information they need.

New Foaming Plant Shortens Delivery Times

Schmitz Cargobull AG opens new foaming plant for FERROPLAST panels in Vreden. The high demand for the S.KO series throughout Europe can be ful-filled more efficiently with larger production capacities.

The MAN Group in Q3/2007: Strong growth rate sustained

The MAN Group in Q3/2007: Strong growth rate sustained

In an ongoing congenial market, the MAN Group continued unabated its growth of H1 into Q3/2007. Order intake, sales and operating profit all showed double-digit percentage gains.

TNT applies for Authorised Economic Operator status

TNT applies for Authorised Economic Operator status

TNT, Europes largest express services company, will apply for the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status for all its customs related, express services operations in the 27 EU countries.

Bulmers announce changes at board level in their logistics business

Bulmers announce changes at board level in their logistics business

Seeking to further strengthen the management structure in support of future expansion, Johnathan Bulmer of Bulmers Logistics has announced a Board restructure.

Haribo chews over logistics options

Haribo chews over logistics options

German sweet manufacturer Haribo has apointed Consultant Total Logistics to review its supply chain.

Lloyd Fraser Secures Four Year Logistics Contract with Cadbury

Lloyd Fraser Secures Four Year Logistics Contract with Cadbury

The Lloyd Fraser Group has announced a four year contract for the collection and distribution of milk on behalf of Cadbury Trebor Bassett.

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