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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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Beating plastic pollution is a priority

Beating plastic pollution is a priority

Priority Freight, provider of emergency freight solutions, encouraged its employees to participate in World Environment Day 2018, on 5th June. This year's 'Beat Plastic Pollution' asked people to consider how much plastic they use and what changes can be made to reduce the burden of plastic pollution on the planet.

Join Europe's only dedicated field service and service management exhibition this month in London

Join Europe's only dedicated field service and service management exhibition this month in London

The only dedicated FSM event in Europe will opens its doors next week. From 19th of June, field service and service manager professionals from around the world will come together at London ExCeL. The 2018 show will hone in on 'the changing face of technology and its impact on service management,' making Field Service Management Expo a 3-day-long hub of connectivity.

Intelligent Telematics targets sales growth with senior management appointment

Intelligent Telematics targets sales growth with senior management appointment

Intelligent Telematics has expanded its business development function with the appointment of Ian Hoskins as UK Sales Manager.

Hactl helps AirBridgeCargo Airlines step up to outsize challenge

Hactl helps AirBridgeCargo Airlines step up to outsize challenge

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) – Hong Kong's largest independent cargo terminal and freighter ramp operator – has handled two charter flights for its customer AirBridgeCargo Airlines, each carrying 20-meter long machinery components weighing 18,800kgs.

Freight Transport Association responds to London's ULEZ expansion

Freight Transport Association responds to London's ULEZ expansion

FTA has reacted to the confirmation that the London Ultra Low Emission Zone will be expanded to cover the whole of Greater London for lorries in 2020, and inner London for vans (as well as cars) in 2021.

MSC fleet takes BoxTech Global Container Database over 10m

MSC fleet takes BoxTech Global Container Database over 10m

Shipping giant MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company) has joined other mega-carriers in registering its global container fleet on the BIC's BoxTech Global Container Database.

More powerful ThermoLite solar panels from Thermo King for greater sustainable power management

More powerful ThermoLite solar panels from Thermo King for greater sustainable power management

Thermo King has expanded its ThermoLite solar panels portfolio with a more powerful, 110W model designed to provide a sustainable power management solution for reefer units while reducing their fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

New trailers for SAICA Paper

New trailers for SAICA Paper

Following a recent contract extension with SAICA Paper, CM Downton has invested in 10 new trailers to be utilised on the contract, five of which are liveried in the client's new livery design.

Leveraging the levy

Leveraging the levy

Dave Cormack, strategic partnerships director at national transport and logistics training provider System Group, says the opportunity is there for the Apprenticeship Levy to embrace broader skills requirements, as well as apprenticeships.

TrueCommerce announces pack & ship network application

TrueCommerce announces pack & ship network application

TrueCommerce, a global provider of trading partner connectivity, integration and unified commerce services, has announced TrueCommerce Pack & Ship – a powerful network application for consumer goods companies that simplifies outbound fulfillment and trading partner compliance.

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