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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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Trane Technologies’ Thermo King to deliver all-electric, zero-emission solutions for end-to-end cold chain by 2023

Trane Technologies’ Thermo King to deliver all-electric,  zero-emission solutions for end-to-end cold chain by 2023

Thermo King, a brand of Trane Technologies, will invest more than $100 million over the next three years to deliver a fully electric product in every segment of the cold chain by 2023.

KION GROUP AG and the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics develop distributed-AI-assisted vehicle

KION GROUP AG and the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics develop distributed-AI-assisted vehicle

KION GROUP AG and the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML) are joining forces to develop LoadRunner, a distributed-AI-assisted vehicle that can operate as a swarm, from prototype to market-readiness and work together on its ongoing technical refinement.

Introducing DeliveryApp – the tech start-up on a rapid growth trajectory

Introducing DeliveryApp – the tech start-up on a rapid growth trajectory

DeliveryApp, the Manchester-based tech start-up has been on a supercharged growth strategy over the past eight months following significant investment in January 2021.

Changes to HGV driver testing process: Measures a positive step forwards, says Logistics UK

Changes to HGV driver testing process: Measures a positive step forwards, says Logistics UK

The changes to the HGV driver testing process announced today (10 September 2021) show the government is now moving at pace towards a solution to the current driver shortage, according to Logistics UK, one of the UK’s leading business groups.

cargo-partner renews for CHAMP’s Traxon cargoHUB

cargo-partner renews for CHAMP’s Traxon cargoHUB

cargo-partner has renewed its contract with CHAMP for its Traxon cargoHUB community.

Fairfax adds a magnificent seven new Isuzus for the first time

Fairfax adds a magnificent seven new Isuzus for the first time

When Northern plant hire company Fairfax Plant Hire were looking to replace seven incumbent vehicles, the Yorkshire-based company specified seven brand new Isuzu rigids for the first time, adding three Isuzu Grafter 3.5 tonne trucks and four Isuzu 7.5 tonne trucks to its fleet.

Freight procurement going autonomous with SHIPSTA

Freight procurement going autonomous with SHIPSTA

SHIPSTA, the data-driven platform transforming logistics procurement, has launched its semi-autonomous freight procurement and optimisation solution. ShipstaSCAN uniquely integrates smart market monitoring with sourcing automation, so logistics teams can effortlessly transform their freight procurement and cut transportation costs.

HyperloopTT proves economic and environmental benefit again with feasibility study in Southern Brazil

HyperloopTT proves economic and environmental benefit again with feasibility study in Southern Brazil

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) has announced the completion of a feasibility study in Southern Brazil in conjunction with the State Government of Rio Grande do Sul, and the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS).

MFS Renewables harnesses the power of energy with new TITAN hybrid system

MFS Renewables harnesses the power of energy with new TITAN hybrid system

Following the recent launch of its new Renewables Division, commercial vehicle company Marshall Fleet Solutions (MFS) has added the TITAN hybrid power system to its renewables product portfolio, with the TITAN system capable of providing 100% free power to any make of on-board refrigeration unit, tail lift and other vehicle mounted electrically powered applications on HGV’s, LCV’s and small trucks.

cargo-partner extends portfolio of rail transport services via the Iron Silk Road

cargo-partner extends portfolio of rail transport services via the Iron Silk Road

Since the start of the year, the international transport and info-logistics provider has introduced a range of new rail transport services from China to Romania, the UK, Slovakia and Sweden, as well as combined sea/rail transport solutions from Japan to Germany and Poland.

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