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 finds digital technology improves highways safety performance

New report finds digital technology improves highways safety performance

A new, independent survey of the highways industry has revealed that two-thirds of tech-enabled businesses reported a reduction in accidents or no accidents at all in the last 12 months – 50 per cent more than industry standard.

Logistics Scotland Conference to host infrastructure minister

Logistics Scotland Conference to host infrastructure minister

Following the announcement of a £5 billion package of investment for Scotland’s infrastructure, logistics businesses from across the country will be keen to learn how the money is to be distributed to ensure that the country keeps trading efficiently in the years ahead.

Global fleet company celebrates industry talent through national competition

Global fleet company celebrates industry talent through national competition

Fortune 500 global fleet management company, Ryder, celebrated its technical talent at the final of its UK TopTech recognition programme recently at Leicestershire’s Stephenson College.

Clarion Partners enters Europe with acquisition of majority stake in logistics player Gramercy Europe

Clarion Partners enters Europe with acquisition of majority stake in logistics player Gramercy Europe

Clarion Partners, LLC, the US real estate investment management business with $50 billion of assets under management, and Gramercy Europe (Jersey) Limited, a European real estate business specialising in pan-European logistics and industrial assets, have announced that Clarion has acquired a majority stake in Gramercy Europe.

Five myths about transportation management that vsn hurt your business

Five myths about transportation management that vsn hurt your business

Gone are those days when managing transportation was perceived as an afterthought. And thanks to uncompromising customer expectations this arm of a supply chain and logistics is now as important as planning procurement, managing inventory, and optimizing warehousing.

Brake announces VisionTrack as headline sponsor for annual UK Fleet Safety Conference

Brake announces VisionTrack as headline sponsor for annual UK Fleet Safety Conference

Brake has announced VisionTrack, supplier of in-vehicle CCTV technology, as headline sponsor of the UK Fleet Safety Conference, which takes place at the Birmingham Conference and Events Centre (BCEC) on Wednesday 22 May 2019.

BYD continues expansion with service centre opening in Northern California

BYD continues expansion with service centre opening in Northern California

BYD (Build Your Dreams) has again expanded its North American operations, announcing the opening of a service centre in San Carlos, Calif. The facility gives Northern California customers quick access to parts, care, and expertise for their BYD buses and trucks.

Paragon enhances flexipod with track my driver functionality to improve customer delivery communications

Paragon enhances flexipod with track my driver functionality to improve customer delivery communications

Paragon has enhanced its fleXipod proof of delivery system with a map-based track my driver service.

Stobart Energy drives fleet management improvements with Freeway

Stobart Energy drives fleet management improvements with Freeway

Stobart Energy has deployed the latest technology to ensure its 200-strong fleet is maintained to the highest standards and meets stringent safety standards.

Help tackle the skills shortage, FTA asks businesses

Help tackle the skills shortage, FTA asks businesses

Logistics businesses should take the chance to speak out against the worsening skills shortage, according to FTA, as it calls on industry to support the call for evidence launched by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Road Freight and Logistics.

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