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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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Bibby Distribution refreshes its fleet with £14 million investment

Bibby Distribution refreshes its fleet with £14 million investment

Bibby Distribution has just completed its largest ever annual fleet replacement programme as part of its commitment to become the road transport sector’s ‘Employer of Choice’.

Brexit has already cost more than the International Space Station – and it’s still rocketing

Brexit has already cost more than the International Space Station – and it’s still rocketing

The economic cost of Brexit has already passed £130bn and is likely to top £200 billion by the end of the year, according to a report from Bloomberg Economics.

Webfleet Solutions wins major telematics award for EV technology

Webfleet Solutions wins major telematics award for EV technology

Webfleet Solutions has been crowned winner of the German Telematik Award 2020, in recognition of its electric vehicles features.

Ambitious plans for colleagues who launch new transport company

Ambitious plans for colleagues who launch new transport company

Seventeen years after starting new jobs at the same company Anthony Champness and Jon Payne are celebrating the launch of their own business – Synergix Logistics Solutions.

Responsive to rescue when Manchester Ship Canal vessel needed fast action for vital welding test

Responsive to rescue when Manchester Ship Canal vessel needed fast action for vital welding test

When a shipping company needed fast overnight action to ensure the integrity of new welds in time for its vessel to depart the next morning, Responsive were the experts who came to the rescue.

Trakm8 partners with telecoms provider Challenger

Trakm8 partners with telecoms provider Challenger

Challenger Mobile Communications, the business communications provider, has announced a new partnership with fleet management solutions specialist Trakm8, to bolster its offering ahead of the introduction of London’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS).

Abu Dhabi Ports acquires MICCO to become a leading provider of fully integrated supply chain logistics solutions

Abu Dhabi Ports acquires MICCO to become a leading provider of fully integrated supply chain logistics solutions

Abu Dhabi Ports, part of ADQ, one of the region’s largest holding companies with a broad portfolio of major enterprises spanning key sectors of Abu Dhabi’s diversified economy, has announced another step in its drive to enhance the emirate’s rank as an international hub for trade and logistics with the acquisition of MICCO Logistics.

Yodel creates more than 2,900 roles as it bolsters resource in time for Christmas peak

Yodel creates more than 2,900 roles as it bolsters resource in time for Christmas peak

UK independent parcel carrier Yodel is recruiting 2,950 new colleagues across the country as it prepares for what is expected to be the busiest festive period in recent history.

Fleetmaxx Solutions opens a new office in Berwick-upon-Tweed

Fleetmaxx Solutions opens a new office in Berwick-upon-Tweed

Fleetmaxx Solutions has opened a new office in Berwick-upon-Tweed, despite the new Covid-19 restrictions in place for the North East. As a fuel card service provider, the company is aiming to keep businesses moving and people’s livelihoods growing even during these challenging times.

DVSA highlights the danger of defective aftermarket truck brake drums

DVSA highlights the danger of defective aftermarket truck brake drums

On 18 September 2020, the DVSA issued a warning about seriously defective aftermarket truck brake drums, citing two cases of failure in non-Scania components fitted to Scania P-series trucks.

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