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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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Express market to return to growth in 2010

The global express parcels market will contract by 13% in 2009 according to the latest figures revealed by Transport Intelligence in its just-published report, Global Express 2010.

New unaccompanied trailer division opens with Schmitz Cargobull trailers

New unaccompanied trailer division opens with Schmitz Cargobull trailers

Chambers & Cook Freight, provider of logistics and and transport solutions since 1925, have ordered 40 new curtainsider trailers from Schmitz Cargobull.

Fleets can cut costs and boost road safety by inflating tyres with nitrogen

Fleets can cut costs and boost road safety by inflating tyres with nitrogen

Fleets can prolong tyre life, boost fuel economy and improve the road safety of their company cars and vans by inflating tyres with nitrogen instead of air.

Logistics industry fit to fight flue pandemic

A recent survey from The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK (CILT) has shown that in 2009, 68% of major logistics and supply chain operations have specific plans in place for dealing with the possibility of a flu pandemic as part of their overall disaster recovery strategy.

Tesco switches to Secureseal to protect fleet

Tesco switches to Secureseal to protect fleet

Tesco is maintaining security of goods in transit with Secureseal's tamper-evident trailer seals.

Local Businesses Unite to Reduce Freight on the Regions Roads

Local Businesses Unite to Reduce Freight on the Regions Roads

The QD Stores Group and Foulger Transport Announce New Partnership.

Palletforce earns international health and safety standard

A LEADING haulage network has proved its operation is anything but a risky business by achieving internationally-recognised standards in health and safety.

Choosing your Perfect Partner Not as easy as it sounds.

Choosing your Perfect Partner  Not as easy as it sounds.

You would think it would be easy to choose the best Logistics Service Providers for your business simply put the requirement out to tender and chose the best fit in terms of culture, capability, and cost says Gideon Hillman FCILT

Record number of first time entrants for 2010 BIFA Freight Service Awards

Record number of first time entrants for 2010 BIFA Freight Service Awards

A significant number of new entrants to the 2010 Freight Service Awards, organised by the British International Freight Association(BIFA,have put themselves forward this year.

CEVA wins spare parts distribution contract with BMW UK

CEVA Logistics has been awarded a contract with BMW UK to manage the delivery of spare parts to approximately 200 BMW and MINI dealerships across the UK and Northern Ireland.

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