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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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Getting Brexit-ready must be a priority for business, says Logistics UK

Getting Brexit-ready must be a priority for business, says Logistics UK

As the economy starts to recover after the COVID-19 pandemic, Logistics UK is urging organisations to start to prepare for the UK’s departure from the EU at the end of the year.

Pandemic business practices accelerate freight digitalization

Pandemic business practices accelerate freight digitalization

The coronavirus pandemic is proving a catalyst for shipping digitalisation, prompting ocean supply chain stakeholders to abandon manual processes and embrace automated transport management solutions to drive business growth, according to a new survey by Haven Inc.

LogCoop empowers small and medium-sized businesses even in times of crisis

LogCoop empowers small and medium-sized businesses even in times of crisis

LogCoop GmbH reports that since the beginning of the year it has noticed a stronger solidarity among its active members. In particular, the offer of professional and personal exchange of information is being increasingly used by freight forwarders.

HGV testing exemptions will help keep the economy moving

HGV testing exemptions will help keep the economy moving

Following campaigning from Logistics UK (formerly FTA), the government has confirmed that the safest goods vehicles will be exempt from HGV tests for up to 12 months to help clear the backlog after testing services were stopped by DVSA during the coronavirus crisis.

Online retailers have no need to fear returns

Online retailers have no need to fear returns

For online retailers with an efficient and professional logistics partner, high volume returns should hold no fear says Charlie Walker, marketing director of Berkshire-based supply chain and online fulfillment specialist, Walker Logistics.

Myriota partners with Future Fleet International to create an advanced satellite IoT-connected asset-tracking device

Myriota partners with Future Fleet International to create an advanced satellite IoT-connected asset-tracking device

Myriota, the provider of low-cost and long battery life satellite connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT), has entered into a new partnership with Future Fleet International, an Australian telematics provider that delivers advanced fleet management solutions.

parcelLab marks 5th anniversary by announcing raft of new hires as part of its expansion strategy

parcelLab marks 5th anniversary by announcing raft of new hires as part of its expansion strategy

parcelLab, the post-purchase and operations experience specialist founded in Germany in 2015, has almost doubled its headcount with a raft of new hires to support its expansion efforts both in the UK and globally.

The last mile of logistics: Will we soon be getting parcels from a robot courier?

The last mile of logistics: Will we soon be getting parcels from a robot courier?

CEP service providers face major challenges. Firstly, they have to cope with the high volume of orders, which – driven by e-commerce – is constantly increasing.

Supply Chain Robots in a Post-Pandemic World

Supply Chain Robots in a Post-Pandemic World

eBook from Locus Robotics

This eBook contains insight directly from the warehouses of the ecommerce supply chain. Warehouse operations have been experiencing the impact and changes caused by the 2020 pandemic and while the adjustments have been significant, they all point to one realisation: there’s no going back, we’re approaching a New Normal.

The value of global trade insights in navigating COVID-19 supply chain disruptions

The value of global trade insights in navigating COVID-19 supply chain disruptions

The Coronavirus pandemic has exposed the fragility of the modern supply chain, as companies struggle to acquire the products and raw materials needed to keep revenue flowing. With many businesses relying heavily on a limited number of trading partners, many located in hard-hit areas like China, the scale of the supply chain disruption has been a wake-up call.

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