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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Agility wins major logistics contract from RasGas

Agility has been awarded a major new contact in Qatar by RasGas, the countrys premier liquefied natural gas (LNG) enterprise.

TNT has transformed its customer service operations through speech recognition technology from Nuance Communications, Inc., provider of speech recognition solutions.

TNT has transformed its customer service operations through speech recognition technology from Nuance Communications, Inc., provider of speech recognition solutions.

Fuel Economy

Vital conference set up following Fleet Manager calls.

Strong demand for used trailers

Strong demand for used trailers

While the global economic downturn has led to a fall in sales of new trailers across Europe, the market for used vehicles remains buoyant.

Burger King EMEA uses TICONTRACT for freight tendering

Optimising costs and processes and developing sustainable strategies for the future are the twin objectives of Oliver Exner, Manager Inbound Logistics EMEA at Burger King

Carrier enhances Foretrack visibility and savings for operators

Carrier Transicold has updated Foretrack, its proprietary satellite tracking and fleet management system, to allow operators greater and faster analysis of their refrigerated fleets…

Telematics expert warns vehicle tracking industry against under pricing

Telematics expert warns vehicle tracking industry against under pricing

David Isom, managing director of V-SOL vehicle tracking, has warned against the low-cost pricing structures increasingly being used in the telematics industry, claiming the true value of the service is no longer being recognised by customers.

CEVA Logistics wins home delivery contract

CEVA Logistics wins home delivery contract

CEVA Logistics has been awarded a contract with Westbridge Furniture Designs to provide direct home delivery services.

Carrier Enhances Foretrack Visibility and Savings for Operators

Carrier Transicold has updated Foretrack, its proprietary satellite tracking and fleet management system

The European road freight markets in a mess but it could be worse

The European road freight markets in a mess  but it could be worse

The European road freight market is in crisis. Even the strongest companies have experienced significantly falling volumes and certain sectors have seen a reduction of up to 50%.

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