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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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Zenzic announces results of industry-wide consultation on geospatial data for self-driving vehicles

Zenzic announces results of industry-wide consultation on geospatial data for self-driving vehicles

Zenzic, the organisation dedicated to accelerating the self-driving revolution in the UK, has released its latest report, which reveals that getting self-driving vehicles on UK roads by 2030 will require industry-wide consensus to create large-scale platforms for the collecting, processing and sharing of connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) specific mapping data.

Four Wincanton finalists in the Amazon Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards

Four Wincanton finalists in the Amazon Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards

Four members of the Wincanton staff have made it through to the final stage of the 2020 Amazon Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards.

Freight forwarders pin hopes on a trade deal despite government announcing phased transition for new border procedures

Freight forwarders pin hopes on a trade deal despite government  announcing phased transition for new border procedures

Commenting on confirmation by the UK government of new border controls and procedures from the end of the Transition Period, the trade association for UK freight forwarders questioned whether the phased transition will succeed in giving the companies that manage cross-border trade between the UK and EU enough time to make the necessary preparations to facilitate the revised arrangements.

Thermo King and BPW announce collaboration

Thermo King and BPW announce collaboration

Thermo King and BPW have announced the collaboration of both companies to develop a new economical and ecological refrigerated trailer solution. 

Johnston Logistics UK handle 810% more alcohol as lockdown Britain enjoys favourite tipple

Johnston Logistics UK handle 810% more alcohol as lockdown Britain enjoys favourite tipple

Bonded warehousing and logistic experts Johnston Logistics UK has reported an eight-fold increase in its average throughput of wine and other alcohol during the UK’s coronavirus lockdown.

Scania achieves accreditation to ISO 45001, a first for the UK commercial vehicle industry

Scania achieves accreditation to ISO 45001, a first for the UK commercial vehicle industry

Scania (Great Britain) Limited has become the first UK commercial vehicle organisation to achieve accreditation to ISO 45001, the international occupational health and safety management standard.

Nail care products specialist establishes UK logistics hub

Nail care products specialist establishes UK logistics hub

Polish-owned, Indigo Nails, has appointed Walker Logistics to undertake fulfilment of orders for its range of nail care and home spa cosmetics products to its growing client base in the UK.

Daimler Truck AG establishes new company Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG – bringing together all of the Group’s fuel cell activities

Daimler Truck AG establishes new company Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG – bringing together all of the Group’s fuel cell activities

Daimler Truck AG reports that it is setting another important milestone on the way to series production of fuel cell systems. 

SmartFreight announces a strategic partnership with Linnworks

SmartFreight announces a strategic partnership with Linnworks

International shipping software specialist SmartFreight has announced its strategic partnership with inventory management software provider, Linnworks, in an agreement that will combine optimal distribution methods and eCommerce solutions for the two market leaders’ customers.

Boom in UK food deliveries sees Gousto renew partnership with Yodel

Boom in UK food deliveries sees Gousto renew partnership with Yodel

UK independent parcel carrier Yodel and recipe box company Gousto have extended their partnership in a bid to meet the new demand for home food deliveries.

The new agreement will see Yodel distribute at least three million recipe boxes per year as consumers grow hungry for the convenience of doorstep delivery.

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