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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Tompkins Associates transportation services and new VP meet needs of volatile economy

Tompkins Associates transportation services and new VP meet needs of volatile economy

Tompkins Associates has named transportation expert Don Anderson as Vice President of Transportation Services.

A Kerr & Co Haulage adds SLX unit to fleet

A Kerr & Co Haulage adds SLX unit to fleet

Scottish-based haulage company, A Kerr & Co Haulage, has been a Thermo King customer for five years with a growing fleet currently comprising of eight units.

New Freepost design from Schmitz Cargobull

New Freepost design from Schmitz Cargobull

Trailer manufacturer Schmitz Cargobull has introduced a number of new features to its popular Freepost curtainsider trailer.

Continental Express hit a century

Continental Express hit a century

Continental Express Transport Ltd has taken delivery of 24 new Schmitz Cargobull refrigerated trailers.

MAN presents new truck configurator for the Trucknology Generation

MAN presents new truck configurator for the Trucknology Generation

MAN Nutzfahrzeuge provides online orientation for (prospective) customers / Configurator to be active on 30 MAN national websites.

New trailers built and delivered in five days

New trailers built and delivered in five days

Schmitz Cargobull UK Ltd is offering what are thought to be the shortest lead times available from any UK-based trailer manufacturer.

TNT says sure we can

TNT says sure we can

TNT has launched a new global strap line - sure we can - which will be appearing across its Express and Post businesses on all vehicles, aircraft and in communication materials and campaigns.

Volvo Trucks looks beyond Euro V with the launch of EEV engines

Volvo Trucks looks beyond Euro V with the launch of EEV engines

Volvo Trucks will start delivering its first FH and FM trucks with EEV (Enhanced Environmental friendly vehicle) engines during 2009.

Willi Betz takes 50 new trailers

Willi Betz takes 50 new trailers

German-owned haulage giant Willi Betz has taken delivery of 50 Schmitz Cargobull S.CS Freepost curtainsider trailers.

New FleetControl Manager Integrates with On-Board Computers for Remote Monitoring of Forklifts

New FleetControl Manager Integrates with On-Board Computers for Remote Monitoring of Forklifts

Lamerholm has announced the launch of the new FleetControl Manager, an innovative and intuitive system that allows companies to optimise its investment in vehicle mounted computers (VMCs) to provide total fleet management.

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