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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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Kerry Logistics Network crowned Best 3PL Provider for the sixth time and Best Logistics Service Provider – Sea at AFLAS Awards

Kerry Logistics Network crowned Best 3PL Provider for the sixth time and Best Logistics Service Provider – Sea at AFLAS Awards

Kerry Logistics Network Limited has been named the Best 3PL Provider for the sixth time and Best Logistics Service Provider – Sea for the second time at the 2021 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards (‘AFLAS’), which recognised supply chain best practice in the region and commitment to meeting customers’ ever-changing needs.

Cargo Force and USPS sign USD100m contract covering four new locations

Cargo Force and USPS sign USD100m contract covering four new locations

Cargo Force is opening four new facilities across the USA to facilitate mail and express mail services in partnership with United States Postal Service (USPS) after signing a USD100m seven-year contract.

How to Select the Best UK Based Freight Forwarder?

How to Select the Best UK Based Freight Forwarder?

By Ken Jackson, freelance writer.

Finding the best freight forwarding company for your business lets you outsource the logistics and supply chain management to experts. This allows you to get on with the day-to-day running of your business. But with so many companies claiming to be the best, how do you know which one to choose?

Freight exchange app to help haulage operators work better together

Freight exchange app to help haulage operators work better together

UK online freight exchange platform, Returnloads (part of the Mandata Group), has launched a new smartphone app enabling its members to work in a more integrated way across its technology-led haulage community.

Tive and Transporeon join forces to improve integrated global end-to-end real-time visibility in an open network

Tive and Transporeon join forces to improve integrated global end-to-end real-time visibility in an open network

In-transit visibility provider Tive and Transporeon – the digital freight platform that powers the largest global freight network of 1,200 shippers, 100 retailers and more than 120,000 logistic service providers and carriers with its real-time visibility solution Sixfold – are entering into a partnership.

Forget Christmas - That ship may have already sailed, warns ParcelHero

Forget Christmas - That ship may have already sailed, warns ParcelHero

The home delivery firm ParcelHero says the next week or two are critical for retailers stocking their warehouses for Christmas, but a massive bottleneck at Felixstowe means container ships loaded with toys and gifts are now sailing away to EU ports.

Cargo iQ announces new Executive Director and 2022 strategy

Cargo iQ announces new Executive Director and 2022 strategy

Cross-stakeholder air cargo organisation Cargo iQ has named Lothar Moehle as its new Executive Director.

Time’s up – new research reveals almost three quarters of businesses don’t have the skills to succeed in a post pandemic world

Time’s up – new research reveals almost three quarters of businesses don’t have the skills to succeed in a post pandemic world

A new study into the concerns business leaders in the UK currently hold in relation to a post-pandemic world, has highlighted that a staggering 73% of businesses don’t believe they have the skills needed to succeed.

Descartes unveils AI and Machine Learning enhancements to Routing, Mobile & Telematics suite

Descartes unveils AI and Machine Learning enhancements to Routing, Mobile & Telematics suite

Descartes Systems Group has unveiled artificial intelligence (AI)- and machine learning (ML)-based enhancements to its Routing Mobile & Telematics suite. The enhancements help customers achieve outstanding optimisation results and learn from real-world outcomes to maximise fleet performance.

Hines confirms development of a cutting-edge logistics park in Verona

Hines confirms development of a cutting-edge logistics park in Verona

Hines, the international real estate firm, has finalised a major investment in a new state of the art logistics project in Verona, Italy as part of a joint venture with a major international private equity player.

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