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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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Freeze fuel duty to save small businesses from spiralling costs, says business lobby group

Freeze fuel duty to save small businesses from spiralling costs, says business lobby group

Struggling small businesses will be hit by a 6% increase in the cost of fuel in less than 18 months, the Forum of Private Business (FPB) is warning.

Iveco and Coca-Cola Enterprises drive innovation with hybrid Eurocargo

Iveco and Coca-Cola Enterprises drive innovation with hybrid Eurocargo

Iveco has delivered a Eurocargo diesel-electric parallel hybrid urban distribution vehicle to Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) at the European Business Summit in Brussels.

Four French ladies in a man's world

Four French ladies in a man's world

Its a fact! The transport industry in the UK is still predominantly a mans world. According to APS, in 2007, only 11% of the road transport industry workers were female.

Diesel users suffer more lung cancer - simple solution to hand

Those who work with and at close proximity to diesel engines, especially truckers, are at a higher risk of cancer according to a recent study.

Truckprotect's innovative anti-fuel theft device highlighted in report to Prime Minister

Truckprotect's innovative anti-fuel theft device highlighted in report to Prime Minister

An invention designed to prevent thieves stealing diesel from trucks has been praised for its road safety features in a report to the Prime Minister.

Dennis Distribution adds market-leading Thermo King SLX to its fleet

Dennis Distribution adds market-leading Thermo King SLX to its fleet

Chilled and frozen specialist haulage company, Dennis Distribution has just added the market-leading SLX units from Thermo King to its fleet of over 40 vehicles.

50,000 drivers would save 120 congestion penalty using GPS tracking

50,000 drivers would save 120 congestion penalty using GPS tracking

More than 50,000 drivers a year who forget to pay for the London congestion charge should use GPS tracking to remind them.

Meachers chooses Quartix for satellite vehicle tracking

Meachers chooses Quartix for satellite vehicle tracking

Meachers Group has installed internet satellite tracking throughout its transport fleet, continuing its policy of using leading edge technology to improve customer service.

Transwide Launches it new Dynamic Carrier Allocation functionality

Transwide Launches it new Dynamic Carrier Allocation functionality

Dynamic Carrier Allocation (DCA) allows full automatic and dynamic communication of transport orders from Shippers to Carriers based on pre-established constrains.

Axis uses Cybit Fleetstar-Online vehicle tracking to meet stringent two-hour emergency call-outs

Axis uses Cybit Fleetstar-Online vehicle tracking to meet stringent two-hour emergency call-outs

Axis will use Cybit's Fleetstar-Online solution to cut out unnecessary cost in this low-growth economy

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