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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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BEC – Giving Truckfile Maintenance & Inspection solutions a Voice

BEC – Giving Truckfile Maintenance & Inspection solutions a Voice

BEC (Systems Integration) Ltd, a leading UK-based supplier of digital and fully-automated Maintenance and Inspection, warehouse management and shop floor data capture solutions, has recently formed a partnership with Truckfile; a leading UK online fleet management software provider.

FTA Group visits Cartwright – and praises British manufacturer

FTA Group visits Cartwright – and praises British manufacturer

A recent visit to Cartwright by the FTA Northern Engineering Forum led the organiser to exclaim:  “To say we don’t build anything in Britain anymore is wrong.”

Rise in overseas trade could see and increase in risk to UK companies

Rise in overseas trade could see and increase in risk to UK companies

With the demand for overseas trade expected to undergo a surge of record-breaking growth over the coming decade, global risk and compliance specialists GWCI have warned British companies trading overseas to do their due diligence when dealing with international third parties for the first time or pay the price.

Hermes promises million pound ‘Coronavirus’ fund to support employed couriers

Hermes promises million pound ‘Coronavirus’ fund to support employed couriers

Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, is to make a £1 million pound fund available for its self-employed couriers to help support them if they need to self-isolate as a result of the coronavirus. It follows concerns about their welfare as self-employed people are not eligible for sick pay.

Connexas Group rebrands alcohol interlock system to Breathalock

Connexas Group rebrands alcohol interlock system to Breathalock

Connexas Group, provider of technology-enabled, fleet management and mobile worker solutions, has re-named and re-branded its alcohol interlock system to Breathalock.

New Visusafe for improved workplace safety and protection

New Visusafe for improved workplace safety and protection

Improved levels of workplace safety and protection are provided by the new Visusafe range of barriers, column protectors, flexi delineators and speed reduction bumps from industrial visual communication solutions specialist, Beaverswood.

Why You Should Use A Wooden Pallet For Your Pallet Delivery

Why You Should Use A Wooden Pallet For Your Pallet Delivery

By Thomas Headley, freelance writer.

If you are sending multiple items all at once the use of a pallet delivery company is crucial. Not only will they provide you with a simple shipping option, but a number of shipping companies will give you a reduced price when sending multiple items at once.

Logistics Scotland Conference 2020: driving the sector to new heights

Logistics Scotland Conference 2020: driving the sector to new heights

Logistics has a key role to play in helping the Scottish economy to grow, according to FTA, the business group representing the sector, through the provision of safe, efficient and cost-effective solutions to the country’s supply chain challenges. 

UK economy cannot operate without vital logistics workers, says FTA

UK economy cannot operate without vital logistics workers, says FTA

Vital logistics workers must be excluded from the government’s restrictive post-Brexit immigration policy, according FTA, the business group representing all of the logistics sector.

Mercomar, member of XLProjects load one parcel of Project Cargo destined to Altamita port in Mexico

Mercomar, member of XLProjects load one parcel of Project Cargo destined to Altamita port in Mexico

The vessel arrived at Venice roads and berthed at Porto Marghera, Transped Terminal, on 8th Jan 2020 at about 0100 hrs. Loading stages commenced at 0800hrs and was completed at 1610hrs. Lashing Operations, carried out both by the crew and a shore gang (welding stages only) commenced with loading stages and completed at about 1820hrs.

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