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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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How Fleet Management Technology Helps Reduce Costs

How Fleet Management Technology Helps Reduce Costs

For many fleet operators, running a fleet efficiently and safely while minimising costs is a constant challenge. To overcome such obstacles, an increasing number of operators have begun implementing fleet management technology.

Smith Brothers & Webb’s refurbished wash systems prove a hit with operators

Smith Brothers & Webb’s refurbished wash systems prove a hit with operators

A new refurbishment scheme launched by Smith Brothers & Webb, the UK manufacturer and supplier of vehicle washing systems, is reportedly proving a great success, with refurb sales due to finish with a 70% increase this year.

Which are the Busiest Air Cargo Hubs of the World?

Which are the Busiest Air Cargo Hubs of the World?

Transportation is the quickest way to transport cargo from one place to another and every year an enormous amount of cargo is transported all over the globe. There are many airports which are deemed to be cargo hubs due to the vast amount of cargo that passes through on a regular basis. Here are a few of the busiest cargo hubs around:

BJS Distribution Storage & Couriers Limited future-proofs warehouse efficiencies with scalable WiFi solution from Zyxel

BJS Distribution Storage & Couriers Limited future-proofs warehouse efficiencies with scalable WiFi solution from Zyxel

BJS Distribution Storage & Couriers Limited is a family run, two-man home delivery and assembly service. The company warehouses and delivers large, heavy goods - including furniture and electricals - across the UK, for brands such as The Cotswold Company, Made.com and Wayfair.

Arnold Clark tees it up with 55-strong fleet for world’s top golfers at 2019 Women’s British Open Championship

Arnold Clark tees it up with 55-strong fleet for world’s top golfers at 2019 Women’s British Open Championship

One of the UK’s largest vehicle hirers, Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental, has provided a fleet of 40 Mercedes-Benz E Class Estate cars plus 15 minibuses and light vans to transport competitors and officials around at this week’s Women’s British Open Golf Championship held over four days from the 1st to the 4th August at the Woburn Golf Club.

New approaches to training and recruitment hold the key to solving logistics skills crisis, says leading driver trainer

New approaches to training and recruitment hold the key to solving logistics skills crisis, says leading driver trainer

One of the UK’s leading specialist driver training providers has highlighted the importance of new approaches to training, in addressing the severe skills shortages detailed in the report issued by the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport and Statista recently.

Sign of the times? 6 seaport predictions

Sign of the times? 6 seaport predictions

By Jon White, MD at InXpress.

The world’s largest shipping company, Maersk, recently announced an ambitious goal - by 2050 it’s vowed to send goods around the world with absolutely zero carbon emissions. Another brand Yara, is set to launch an all-electric shipping container.

Shortlist announced for FTA Logistics Awards 2019

Shortlist announced for FTA Logistics Awards 2019

FTA has announced the 58 finalists in the running to win an accolade at the prestigious FTA Logistics Awards 2019, following a record number of entrants this year.

Connexas Group forges partnership with WS Transportation

Connexas Group forges partnership with WS Transportation

Nationwide haulier, WS Transportation, has chosen to implement Connexas Group’s vehicle telematics solution to enhance efficiency, productivity and customer visibility across its ever-growing fleet of vehicles.

New truck investment by Bibby Distribution drives down fuel costs for Ultraframe

New truck investment by Bibby Distribution drives down fuel costs for Ultraframe

Eight new Renault Trucks Range T 6x2 tractor units acquired by Bibby Distribution have returned a 10 per cent increase in fuel efficiency in the first three months of operation on a contract with conservatory specialist Ultraframe, significantly reducing costs.

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