Transport and Distribution & European transport News, Videos and Product Reviews

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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UPS helps team GB go for gold in Vancouver

UPS helps team GB go for gold in Vancouver

As the eyes of the world turn to Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Olympics, UPS, the British Olympic Association (BOA) and the British Paralympic Association (BPA) are putting the finishing touches to a logistics project that has spanned several continents and taken months of planning.

Online retail keeps express markets alive

Online retail is offering the express market a much-needed lifeline as it crawls out of the hole it has found itself in since the onset of the global economic recession.

Mobexx powers up mobile engineer management

Mobexx powers up mobile engineer management

A vehicle tracking and job management system for utilities companies has been introduced to the UK by Mobexx.

Plug and go tracking can help grey fleet safety

Plug and go tracking can help grey fleet safety

Portable box monitors safety of staff using own cars for work.

Happy 30th Birthday France Line!

Happy 30th Birthday France Line!

A success story based on a personal and friendly service...

New EU air cargo security rules leave existing security loopholes open for another two years

New EU air cargo security rules leave existing security loopholes open for another two years

Loopholes in the EU security rules governing air cargo flying in passenger aircraft could remain another two years despite the introduction of revised rules intended to tighten security and close the loopholes.

Langdon Industries upgrades trailer fleet

Langdon Industries upgrades trailer fleet

Langdon Industries has upgraded its trailer fleet with the acquisition of 10 new dual temperature controlled trailers from Schmitz Cargobull.

TM Logistics hosts fact finding visit

TM Logistics hosts fact finding visit

To raise awareness of the issues affecting the UK haulage industry, national supply chain specialist TM Logistics (TML) met with Harriett Baldwin, Conservative party candidate for West Worcestershire, recently.

French retailer Groupe Auchan awards textile business to Agility

Groupe Auchan awards Agility with the freight management of its textile business from Bangladesh to France.

Vehicle spot checks drive new load safety campaign

Vehicle spot checks drive new load safety campaign

Spot checks on hundreds of vehicles will take place in the coming weeks in support of a new drive to ensure that loads are being transported securely.The Health and Safety Executives new load safety campaign is focused on reducing the number of death and injuries linked to workplace transport.

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