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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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New website focuses on Transdek’s unique total supply chain solutions expertise

New website focuses on Transdek’s unique total supply chain solutions expertise

Freight in the City exhibitor Transdek UK has launched a new website to deliver an easy to navigate resource that highlights the total solutions approach the company provides. This uniquely spans both trailer and loading bay design to enhance both the efficiency and the synergy between the two.

Honeywell’s new passive RFID tag for vehicles enables secure data transactions for toll collecting

Honeywell’s new passive RFID tag for vehicles enables secure data transactions for toll collecting

Honeywell's new passive RFID tag enables secure vehicle identification while preventing counterfeiting, spoofing or exposing customer data to unauthorised users.

The rise of artificial intelligence – Why the logistics sector needs to innovate to accommodate

The rise of artificial intelligence – Why the logistics sector needs to innovate to accommodate

The logistics industry is ever evolving, one of the major changes being the rise in artificial intelligence, which is inevitably having a major impact across all parts of the distribution chain. Logistic players, both large and small may be left wondering what these changes will mean for a human workforce in the near future. Tony Hughes, CEO of Huthwaite International, discusses the emerging trends in AI, such as voice recognition, as well as the pros and cons of this developing technology for companies.

Local authority transport planners take to the road to improve services

Local authority transport planners take to the road to improve services

Local Authorities from across the UK converged on Birmingham in November to learn about ways to improve transport services.

HGV taxes alone pay for almost all the UK's road maintenance spending, says FTA

HGV taxes alone pay for almost all the UK's road maintenance spending, says FTA

New independent research conducted by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has shown that HGVs pay enough tax alone to cover almost the whole of UK spending on road maintenance.

Keswick Enterprises Group to sell Romanian logistics subsidiary

Keswick Enterprises Group to sell Romanian logistics subsidiary

UK-based Keswick Enterprises Group has reached agreement to sell its Tibbett Logistics subsidiary in Romania to Yusen Logistics (Europe) BV. The disposal is subject to Romanian Competition Council approval, and is expected to complete before the end of the year.

Moving more, more efficiently: DB Cargo UK introduces new HRA aggregate hopper wagons

Moving more, more efficiently: DB Cargo UK introduces new HRA aggregate hopper wagons

Rail freight operator DB Cargo UK is working with Axiom Rail and WH Davis to convert 110 HTA coal hoppers into new state of the art HRA aggregate hopper wagons. This significant investment demonstrates DB Cargo UK's commitment to the aggregates industry and plans for future growth in the sector.

Allan McKee joins Krone Trailers UK

Allan McKee joins Krone Trailers UK

Krone has appointed a new Area Sales Manager to join the UK trailer team.

LDL Technology and ffly4u announce comprehensive asset-tracking system for supply chain across Europe

LDL Technology and ffly4u announce comprehensive asset-tracking system for supply chain across Europe

LDL Technology and ffly4u have announced a comprehensive, real-time asset-tracking system for the entire supply chain.

Commercial telematics market size worth USD 114.28 billion by 2025, according to Hexa Research

Commercial telematics market size worth USD 114.28 billion by 2025, according to Hexa Research

The global commercial telematics market is expected to reach USD 114.28 billion by 2025 on account of to the rapid penetration of smart connectivity systems in passenger cars as well as commercial vehicles.

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