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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New report identifies best and worst performing logistics industry sectors

New report identifies best and worst performing logistics industry sectors

Tis new report, European Vertical Sector Logistics 2009, addresses the major trends in key industry sectors and identifies the winners and losers over the next five years.

Barloworld Logistics challenges cost of transport across the supply chain

Barloworld Logistics challenges cost of transport across the supply chain

In a bid to help businesses manage their transportation more cost effectively Barloworld Logistics has launched Transport as a Managed Service to the UK and European markets.

Demand for interim fleet managers to accelerate as organisations turn the focus on cost management

Demand for interim fleet managers is set to increase as public and private sector companies grapple with reviewing current company car and van strategies in todays downturn-affected economy.

FedEx Express to take delivery of first Boeing 777 freighter

FedEx Express to take delivery of first Boeing 777 freighter

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., has made international express shipping even faster with the unveiling today of its first Boeing 777 Freighter.

EPS plc saves ten per cent on fuel costs through implementation of Fleetstar-Online

EPS plc saves ten per cent on fuel costs through implementation of Fleetstar-Online

Online Telematics Service Provider, Cybit, has implemented its Fleetstar-Online solution for Environmental Property Services (EPS) plc, a property service specialist.

Fuel for Thought: Strategies for Counteracting Soaring Oil Prices

Fuel for Thought: Strategies for Counteracting Soaring Oil Prices

Its difficult to identify any area of businessor of life, for that matterthat hasnt been affected at some level by skyrocketing fuel prices. When the price of oil surges to record levels, businesses along every link of the supply chain feel the pain.

Wincanton wins award for Heinz partnership

Wincanton wins award for Heinz partnership

Supply chain specialist Wincanton plc is celebrating success after being named as a winner in the prestigious North of England Business Excellence Awards 2009.

Eco champions top worlds green list

Eco champions top worlds green list

A scheme that has seen 100% of TNTs power supply come from renewable sources has helped the company retain the crown of greenest on the planet for the third year in a row.

Why European transportation firms are making risk management a priority

Why European transportation firms are making risk management a priority

The economic downturn has prompted nearly three-quarters (73%) of Europes leading transportation firms to review their approach to risk management.

Commitment to commercial transport marketplace reaps rewards

Commitment to commercial transport marketplace reaps rewards

Shell maintains leadership position as number one lubricants supplier in turbulent year.

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