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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DHL Triumphs in reducing environmental impact with integrated tracking and planning from Paragon

DHL Triumphs in reducing environmental impact with integrated tracking and planning from Paragon

DHL Supply Chain has taken significant steps forward in reducing its carbon footprint and boosted customer service levels with the introduction of integrated planning and satellite vehicle tracking for its Triumph office furniture contract.

StreetMapper 360 maps Bournemouth in 3D

StreetMapper 360 maps Bournemouth in 3D

Ordnance Survey has unveiled a highly detailed and accurate 3D map of the English seaside resort of Bournemouth.

Toll Group takes control of top ten logistics provider in Japan

Toll Group takes control of top ten logistics provider in Japan

The Toll Group, Asian provider of integrated logistics, has announced the acquisition pending regulatory approval of Footwork Express, a Japanese express freight operator and one of the countrys largest logistics companies.

Belgian chocolate contract worth 3m for Midlands 3PL

Atchison Topeka has announced the renewal of its distribution and warehousing contract with global leading chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut.

Fleet Director upgrade sets new standards

Trafficmaster has just upgraded its Fleet Director fleet management system to include a range of enhancements that help both fleet managers and drivers.

FedEx hub at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle expands to mark 10th anniversary

FedEx Express is to expand its Paris-Charles de Gaulle hub, demonstrating the FedEx commitment to support the growth of the region.

Acumen wins Daimay contract

Acumen wins Daimay contract

Acumen Logistics Group is continuing its penetration of the auto logistics market by winning a contract from leading Chinese automotive polyurethane product manufacture, DaiMay.

Cost-conscious fleet bosses and company car drivers cut emissions and mileage

Cost-conscious fleet bosses and company car drivers cut emissions and mileage

Fleet decision-makers and company car drivers are choosing low emission vehicles in record numbers and continuing to travel fewer miles.

Delivering the groceries

Delivering the groceries

Schmitz Cargobull has delivered 46 reefers and refrigerated box units to Londis.

How do we pay for vital trunk road expansion?

David Bayliss OBE FCILT has delivered a hard-hitting CILT lecture on the realities facing our trunk road network, to mark 50 years of British motorways.

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