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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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Free eLearning course launched to help reduce Covid-19 risk during lift truck training

Free eLearning course launched to help reduce Covid-19 risk during lift truck training

RTITB has developed a new eLearning course ‘Managing COVID Risk During Lift Truck Training’, which is available for free to provide support throughout the challenges of Covid-19.

The Amco truck fleet takes solar technology on the road

The Amco truck fleet takes solar technology on the road

Road Transport is one of the biggest sources of pollution in the UK, contributing to poor air quality, noise disturbance, congestion and climate change and is a significant contributor to Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

UK Pallet Truck specialist setting the standard for post-Brexit adaptation

UK Pallet Truck specialist setting the standard for post-Brexit adaptation

With Brexit now a done deal, and Britain no longer a part of the European Union, many businesses that conduct trade with customers in EU member states are struggling to adapt following the eleventh hour trade deal agreed on 24th December; mere days before the end of the transition period on New Year’s Eve.

Kerry Logistics Network opens chemical logistics centre in Cangzhou, China

Kerry Logistics Network opens chemical logistics centre in Cangzhou, China

Kerry Logistics Network Limited has opened a logistics centre in the Cangzhou Lingang Economic and Technological Development Zone in Hebei province, China under Kerry IMS Chemical Logistics to capture the market potential in chemical logistics.

IAG Cargo boosts commercial team with two new appointments

IAG Cargo boosts commercial team with two new appointments

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), has announced two new appointments to its commercial team. Daniel Byrne and Freddie Overton have been promoted to Regional Commercial managers.

Brandsafe specified for Amazon’s new South East distribution

Brandsafe specified for Amazon’s new South East distribution

New safety and impact protection equipment from specialist Brandsafe has been specified for a major new warehouse and distribution centre in London.

Brexit red tape is creating a sticky mess at borders, says ParcelHero

Brexit red tape is creating a sticky mess at borders, says ParcelHero

Brexit bureaucracy is now creating delays and pushing up costs, says international delivery expert ParcelHero. It says up to 20% of parcels and trucks are being stopped at some borders.

First full week of Lockdown 3 has limited impact on the UK job market

First full week of Lockdown 3 has limited impact on the UK job market

As the UK finishes its first week in a third national lockdown, the latest job market data from the UK’s leading independent job board, CV-Library, reveals a resilience in the UK job market that may surprise many.

WDT goes new ways to conquer supply chain complexity with Körber

WDT goes new ways to conquer supply chain complexity with Körber

WDT banks on the SAP implementation expertise of Körber for expanded business model

Logistics Insights: Choosing the Best Type of Loading Bay

Logistics Insights: Choosing the Best Type of Loading Bay

By James Murphy, freelance writer

Starting a logistics company or managing an existing one requires a lot of planning especially about vehicles and structures to be used. In addition to the warehouse where the goods are held or stored, you also need loading bays, which have numerous benefits.

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