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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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New era Pall-Ex appoints UK Commercial Director

New era Pall-Ex appoints UK Commercial Director

Pall-Ex has appointed a new UK Commercial Director to accelerate growth in its new era as a management and member-owned pallet network.

Wincanton’s Group HSQ Director appointed to CILT UK board

Wincanton’s Group HSQ Director appointed to CILT UK board

Wincanton has announced that Group HSQ Director, Dean Clamp will join the board of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK (CILT UK) next month.

Shift Work Increases the Risk of Workplace Injury

Shift Work Increases the Risk of Workplace Injury

The logistics industry is one that’s active at all hours of the day and night. To get a package from one place to another as efficiently as possible, hauliers must take advantage of every hour that they have available, and that means calling upon workers to come into work at night-time.

Delivery Comparison Site Parcel2Go See a Surge in Demand During Covid-19 Pandemic

Delivery Comparison Site Parcel2Go See a Surge in Demand During Covid-19 Pandemic

Just about every aspect of life is different in 2020 due to the Coronavirus out-break. Unsurprisingly with so many people housebound, there has been an in-credible surge in the parcel industry with people both ordering a lot more online while also sending more parcels too whether this is to loved ones or returning goods.

MJ Refrigeration selects Microlise for journey management & proof of delivery solution

MJ Refrigeration selects Microlise for journey management & proof of delivery solution

MJ Refrigerationhas selected Microlise to provide a full fleet performance, journey managementand proof of delivery(POD) solution, to secure greater visibility of delivery operations and increase customer service levels and operational efficiency.

Sister signing for Magnus Group

Sister signing for Magnus Group

Logistics firm Magnus Group has revealed its push into the ‘new normal’ will feature a further celebration of the company’s important family origins.

Transfesa Logistics renews its freight container fleet for European traffic

Transfesa Logistics renews its freight container fleet for European traffic

Transfesa Logistics will renew 122 freight containers of the fleet destined for the international traffic of Ford's production components.

Multimodal 2020: On the move to March 2021, with continuity plan in place

Multimodal 2020: On the move to March 2021, with continuity plan in place

As a result of the directions provided by both Public Health England and the UK government, the organisers of Multimodal have been obliged to reschedule the UK, Ireland, and Northern Europe’s premier freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event, until 23-25 March, 2021.

DHL Global Forwarding sharpens its focus on Morocco and West Africa with strategic leadership appointments

DHL Global Forwarding sharpens its focus on Morocco and West Africa with strategic leadership appointments

DHL Global Forwarding, the international provider of air, ocean and road freight solutions, has strengthened its leadership teams in Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal and Morocco with new country manager appointments.

UKWA welcomes ‘pragmatic’ re-think by government on EU border checks

UKWA welcomes ‘pragmatic’ re-think by government on EU border checks

The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA), the trade body for the warehousing and logistics sector, has welcomed the government’s change of stance on EU border checks, announced on Friday, 12 June.

The association has long insisted that ports simply do not have the capacity to cope with the estimated 200m additional customs declarations per annum likely to be generated by Brexit, and that this would risk serious supply chain interruption.

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