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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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Full supply chain transparency for shippers with new Mallory Alexander myMALLORY app

Full supply chain transparency for shippers with new Mallory Alexander myMALLORY app

Mallory Alexander International Logistics has launched a new supply chain management application, myMALLORY, for full tracking/tracing visibility across all modes of transportation.

Push ahead on Heathrow Airport expansion for the sake of post-Brexit trade, says FTA

Push ahead on Heathrow Airport expansion for the sake of post-Brexit trade, says FTA

An expanded Heathrow Airport is vital to support the UK’s global trading ambitions post-Brexit, according to FTA, the organisation representing the whole logistics sector.

Reacting positively to the contents of Heathrow Limited’s Airport Expansion Consultation, FTA is urging the Department for Transport (DfT) to support Heathrow Limited’s vision so the airport can press ahead with construction and, ultimately, usher in new opportunities for global trade.

Strong values achieved at first BCA e-Auction of Mercedes-Benz vans

Strong values achieved at first BCA e-Auction of Mercedes-Benz vans

Mercedes-Benz Vans achieved strong sale values in their first e-Auction staged by BCA. The sale saw over 90% of the stock available sold and achieve 103% of reserve as buyers competed strongly online.

cargo-partner celebrates opening of iLogistics Centre near Ljubljana Airport

cargo-partner celebrates opening of iLogistics Centre near Ljubljana Airport

On Thursday, 12 September cargo-partner celebrated the official opening of its iLogistics Centre Ljubljana with more than 300 guests.

Masternaut telematics help lifesaving charity RNLI keep its vehicle fleet efficient and safe

Masternaut telematics help lifesaving charity RNLI keep its vehicle fleet efficient and safe

Telematics supplier Masternaut is working with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) to help the life-saving charity create a best-in-class, on-road fleet operation.

Schneider Electric and BASF increase visibility into operations with the implementation of EcoStruxure™ Asset Advisor for new electrical substation

Schneider Electric and BASF increase visibility into operations with the implementation of EcoStruxure™ Asset Advisor for new electrical substation

Schneider Electric, the digital transformation of energy management and automation solutions provider, helps BASF, the largest chemical company in the world, increase visibility into operations with the implementation of EcoStruxure Asset Advisor on their new electrical substation in Beaumont, Texas.

Yodel celebrates 10 years of supporting the OVO Energy Tour of Britain

Yodel celebrates 10 years of supporting the OVO Energy Tour of Britain

UK independent parcel carrier Yodel has partnered with the OVO Energy Tour of Britain and for a tenth consecutive year, celebrating a major milestone in its long-standing relationship with the premier international road cycling event.

Bridgestone reveals ‘Webfleet Solutions’ as the new company name for the recently acquired telematics business

Bridgestone reveals ‘Webfleet Solutions’ as the new company name for the recently acquired telematics business

Following the acquisition of TomTom Telematics by Bridgestone Europe (Bridgestone) on 1 April 2019, Bridgestone has announced that TomTom Telematics’ company name will become Webfleet Solutions as of 1 October 2019.

Microlise appoints David Midgley as Director of OEM & Channel

Microlise appoints David Midgley as Director of OEM & Channel

Microlise, the European telematics company, has appointed David Midgley, former Group Telematics Manager at JCB, as its new Director of OEM & Channel.

CEVA Logistics expands its presence in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

CEVA Logistics expands its presence in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

CEVA Logistics has officially opened its new facility in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, doubling the size of its local operation.

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