Transport and Distribution & European transport News, Videos and Product Reviews

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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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.

Shippers demand efficiency and technology brings that – Cogoport president Flemming Frost

Shippers demand efficiency and technology brings that – Cogoport president Flemming Frost

Digital practices and technology adoption are bringing greater productivity, effectiveness and profitability in the shipping and logistics industry, Cogoport president Flemming Frost told industry leaders at a major shipping conference in the Netherlands.

Bibby Distribution’s reliability delivers clear success for Autoglass and Laddaw

Bibby Distribution’s reliability delivers clear success for Autoglass and Laddaw

Bibby Distribution’s track record for reliability has enabled vehicle glass repair and replacement specialist Autoglass and wholesale and distributor, Laddaw, to set a new standard for rapid windscreen repair services.

New model truck in the Travis Perking fleet

New model truck in the Travis Perking fleet

Travis Perkins, the UK supplier of building materials, has a new truck in its fleet. The Scania dropside rigid truck comes with crane and has been customised in company’s latest livery.

New CIO for Imperial Logistics International

New CIO for Imperial Logistics International

Imperial Logistics International has appointed Hugo Pluess as its new Chief Information Officer, based in Zurich. He takes up his new post on 1 August.

Skilled engineer shortage a threat to logistics industry

Skilled engineer shortage a threat to logistics industry

More than half (52.7 per cent) of vacancies for vehicle mechanics, technicians and fitters will not be filled in the near future, according to FTA’s 2019 Logistics Report, as staff shortages within repair workshops and vehicle inspection units hit crisis point.

Imperial logistics wins automotive haulage contract

Imperial logistics wins automotive haulage contract

Automotive logistics specialist Imperial Logistics has secured additional road transportation management business from its major client BMW Group.

BFS provides £5m funding line to Aspray Group to drive growth

BFS provides £5m funding line to Aspray Group to drive growth

Bibby Financial Services (BFS) has provided a £5 million working capital facility to international delivery and logistics company, Aspray Group, following its recent acquisition by Bushell Investment Group.

Eco-friendly disposable plate specialist outsources UK supply chain

Eco-friendly disposable plate specialist outsources UK supply chain

The Wholeleaf Company – manufacturer of a ecologically friendly range of disposable plates and cutlery – has outsourced control of its UK supply chain to Walker Logistics.

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