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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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3PL provider offers reassurance amid no deal Brexit scenario

3PL provider offers reassurance amid no deal Brexit scenario

The ever-likely scenario of a No-Deal Brexit, even after there has been over four years to sort one out, is sending shockwaves across many businesses as they grapple with exactly what it will mean for them.

Four more years? How would a Trump second term impact on global trade and freight?

Four more years? How would a Trump second term impact on global trade and freight?

President Trump is lagging in most polls, but he came from behind to win in 2016. If he snatches victory, the UK international courier Parcelhero says UK businesses might prosper under his pro-Brexit stance or be hit by an escalating trade war with China, further protectionist tariffs and partial privatisation of the US postal service.

Drivers need to give cyclists space during lockdown

Drivers need to give cyclists space during lockdown

As bicycle use spikes during local lockdowns, drivers need to be aware of the 1.5 metre rule which encourages motorists to make room and protect cyclists.

CEVA Logistics secures three-year contract with major toy retailer in Brazil

CEVA Logistics secures three-year contract with major toy retailer in Brazil

CEVA Logistics has won a three-year contract to provide warehousing, logistics and eCommerce services to Ri-Happy Group, claimed to be Brazil’s largest toy retailer.  CEVA will support all of Ri-Happy Group’s omni-channel capabilities in the coming years.

Etihad Cargo approves CSafe RAP container for flight

Etihad Cargo approves CSafe RAP container for flight

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of the Etihad Aviation Group, has partnered with CSafe Global, the provider of active, passive parcel and cell and gene temperature-controlled container solutions for the transport of life-enhancing pharmaceuticals, to introduce its latest high-performing container, the CSafe RAP, across its global fleet of wide-body and freighter aircraft.

XPO Logistics expands environmentally friendly fleet of mega-trucks and semi-trailers in Spain

XPO Logistics expands environmentally friendly fleet of mega-trucks and semi-trailers in Spain

XPO Logistics, the global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has invested in purchasing 10 additional mega-trucks and 280 semi-trailers in Spain, strengthening its eco-friendly fleet capacity.

Palletforce adds four members as growth continues

Palletforce adds four members as growth continues

Sustained growth and record volumes have seen EV Cargo company Palletforce add four more members to its growing network of hauliers.

Brake comments on Government plans to close mobile phone law loophole

Brake comments on Government plans to close mobile phone law loophole

The Department for Transport has announced plans to close a loophole in the law on phone use behind the wheel, so that people using a hand-held mobile while driving will be breaking the law, under all circumstances.

Mercedes-Benz Sprinters deliver emotional and practical backing for front-line police officers

Mercedes-Benz Sprinters deliver emotional and practical backing for front-line police officers

The National Police Wellbeing Service is adding another six Mercedes-Benz vans to the fleet it relies upon to support police officers and staff throughout England and Wales. For those based at outlying stations in particular, these vehicles can provide a vital lifeline.

Job market boom predicted in supply chain sector as vacancies rise above pre-lockdown levels

Job market boom predicted in supply chain sector as vacancies rise above pre-lockdown levels

The supply chain sector will experience a job market boom over the coming months as over 60 percent of workers in warehouse, logistics and delivery spent time during lockdown searching for a new role, according to latest research.

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