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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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cargo-partner introduces new container tracking service

cargo-partner introduces new container tracking service

The new and advanced container tracking feature offers customers full transparency over their FCL shipments. The state-of-the-art technology provides users with end-to-end data via the supply chain management platform SPOT.

Strategy in a risky world, Brexit buffering, retaining talent, AI advances & Mars landings

Strategy in a risky world, Brexit buffering, retaining talent, AI advances & Mars landings

The revered Richmond Supply Chain Forum returns to Sopwell House this October, uniting an exceptional line up of top-of-their-game speakers, delegates and suppliers to examine what Supply Chain means now and how businesses can intuitively future-proof for success.

Environmental focus is driving fleets to re-evaluate traditional ‘perk’ car provision

Environmental focus is driving fleets to re-evaluate traditional ‘perk’ car provision

Business focus on the environment and taking corporate social responsibility for reducing their carbon footprint is driving fleets to re-evaluate traditional operating structures.

That, says Tony Donnelly, chief executive of Goodwood Corporate Mobility, essentially means company bosses and fleet chiefs looking afresh at whether the traditional three or four-year ‘perk’ company car - as opposed to ‘job need’ vehicle - should continue to be offered as part of employees’ remuneration packages.

Swissport wins IATA ‘Innovator Award 2019’

Swissport wins IATA ‘Innovator Award 2019’

Swissport was recognised with the ‘Innovator Award 2019’ at the IATA Ground Handling Conference in Madrid, for its role in developing the ‘LiftSuit’. The LiftSuit, a wearable exoskeleton, can help to prevent musculoskeletal injuries among baggage handlers.

TIACA establishing a working group to define and deliver a Sustainability Program for the air cargo industry

TIACA establishing a working group to define and deliver a Sustainability Program for the air cargo industry

The International Air Cargo Association is establishing a new working group to define and deliver a Sustainability Program for the air cargo industry. To support the initiative, TIACA has signed a long-term partnership agreement with CHAMP Cargosystems.

CEVA appoints new Executive Vice President Global Automotive Sector

CEVA appoints new Executive Vice President Global Automotive Sector

CEVA Logistics has promoted Dave Dudek to the position of Executive Vice President Global Automotive sector. He succeeds Antonio Fondevilla who has decided to pursue new opportunities outside CEVA.

Mandata expands account management and sales team to drive growth

Mandata expands account management and sales team to drive growth

National road transport management software specialist Mandata Ltd has appointed two senior managers as it continues to expand its workforce to meet strong demand for its technology.

Todd DeLaughter named by Castik Capital as new group CEO to drive Alpega portfolio

Todd DeLaughter named by Castik Capital as new group CEO to drive Alpega portfolio

Todd DeLaughter has been appointed as the new Alpega group CEO. The incumbent CEOs Oswald Werle (inet) and Fabrice Maquignon (TS) will stay on board and continue to support the future Alpega growth strategy.

Dimerco delivers crucial shipment to meet construction deadline for Beijing Daxing Int’l Airport

Dimerco delivers crucial shipment to meet construction deadline for Beijing Daxing Int’l Airport

Global logistics specialist Dimerco successfully streamlined the total freight transportation process for the delivery of components crucial to the completion of the aviation fuel pipeline – the beginning stage in the construction of the new Beijing Daxing Int’l Airport.

Swissport awarded five-year contract for easyJet business at Zurich Airport

Swissport awarded five-year contract for easyJet business at Zurich Airport

Swissport wins easyJet business at Zurich Airport as of 1 September 2019. The five-year contract complements Swissport’s existing business with the airline in Geneva and at Basel‘s EuroAirport.

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