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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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Krone launch new container carrier trailer for UK and Ireland

Krone launch new container carrier trailer for UK and Ireland

Krone has introduced a new container carrier trailer for the UK and Ireland and the first consignment has been taken by H B Commercial, the vehicle service, parts, rentals and sales group.

HANSA HEAVY LIFT develops tailored solutions for floating unit customers globally

HANSA HEAVY LIFT develops tailored solutions for floating unit customers globally

HANSA HEAVY LIFT has strengthened its position in the floating unit market after successfully completing a series of projects in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa.

Recycling promotion boosts sales for Mattress Online

Recycling promotion boosts sales for Mattress Online

E-tailer, Mattress Online, boosted sales by 18 per cent in one week by offering some customers the chance to have their old mattress removed free of charge for recycling to ensure it did not end up in a landfill tip.

Haulier's investment in new TMS technology delivers 50% efficiency savings

Haulier's investment in new TMS technology delivers 50% efficiency savings

A Midlands haulage firm is planning the next phase of expansion following investment in new transport management technology (TMS), which has already delivered substantial efficiency savings in less than six-months.

Christoph Meier appointed VP Head of Group Communications

Christoph Meier appointed VP Head of Group Communications

Swissport International, provider of ground and air cargo services to the aviation industry, has appointed Christoph Meier to VP Head of Group Communications.

Meet Tanker Claus: Bibby Distribution keeps Britain stocked with treats this Christmas

Meet Tanker Claus: Bibby Distribution keeps Britain stocked with treats this Christmas

Bibby Distribution is giving Santa a run for his money in keeping Britain's homes filled with festive treats – thanks to its tanker fleet's large-volume deliveries to chocolatiers, dairies and factories across the UK.

Yellow Buses takes the Freeway to improved fleet management

Yellow Buses takes the Freeway to improved fleet management

Yellow Buses has selected Freeway Fleet Systems to supply the latest generation fleet and asset management software.

Eddie Stobart is the 100th Northern Powerhouse partner

Eddie Stobart is the 100th Northern Powerhouse partner

Eddie Stobart has announced it is the 100th partner of the Northern Powerhouse, a campaign to boost the local economy through investment in skills, innovation, transport and culture.

WFS wins five new cargo handling contracts in France

WFS wins five new cargo handling contracts in France

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has been awarded five new cargo handling contracts by passenger and freighter airlines in France.

Four of the contracts cover Paris CDG as well as handling at WFS' other 11 cargo stations across France. Vietnam Airlines has renewed its cargo handling agreement with WFS, while CAL Cargo Airlines has appointed WFS to provide receiving points for cargo which is then trucked to Belgium to connect with its Boeing 747 freighter services ex Liege.

Building work starts on £6million logistics centre in Wolverhampton

Building work starts on £6million logistics centre in Wolverhampton

Building work is now officially underway on the new £6 million DB Cargo UK Logistics Centre in Wolverhampton. The first mark in the ground was celebrated with a ceremony attended by council officials, colleagues and customers.

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