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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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CSA 2020: Alliance applauds DFDS for ten successful emissions-scrubbing years

CSA 2020: Alliance applauds DFDS for ten successful emissions-scrubbing years

The Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 has congratulated Danish ferry operator DFDS A/S for ten years of successful scrubber operation, with the exhaust gas cleaning system (EGCS) onboard the 37,939gt roro Ficaria Seaways achieving more than 50,000 running hours since 2009.

VisionTrack provides video telematics knowhow to UK’s HGV platooning trial

VisionTrack provides video telematics knowhow to UK’s HGV platooning trial

VisionTrack is providing advanced video telematics technology for a fleet of commercial vehicles being used as part of truck platooning trials taking place within the UK. The company has joined a consortium of partners, led by Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), that is conducting the tests on behalf of Highways England and the Department for Transport.

The electric vehicle fleet debate

The electric vehicle fleet debate

The fleet and motor industries and politicians must unite to provide a co-ordinated timeline and pathway to establishing electric vehicles as a viable corporate mobility choice.

Brexit deadline extension will relieve pressure on UK logistics sector, says industry chief

Brexit deadline extension will relieve pressure on UK logistics sector, says industry chief

The extension of the Brexit deadline to the end of January 2021 will relieve some of the pressure on the UK logistics sector as the industry enters one of its busiest times of the year, says UKWA – the United Kingdom Warehousing Association.

High-speed logistics specialist chooses Krone for secure and flexible loading

High-speed logistics specialist chooses Krone for secure and flexible loading

Sovereign Speed – the independent ‘B2B’ transport and handling specialist for courier, transport and logistics companies – has returned to Krone for a new Profi Liner curtainsider which, says the company, represents the ultimate in flexible and secure loading.

Brake offers crisis management training for fleet professionals with Alphabet (GB) Limited

Brake offers crisis management training for fleet professionals with Alphabet (GB) Limited

Road safety charity Brake is inviting those responsible for at-work drivers including fleet managers, health and safety managers and HR professionals to attend an essential seminar on crisis management training. The one-day seminar for fleet professionals or those who hold a fleet responsibility is sponsored by Alphabet GB Limited and takes place on Wednesday 04 December in central Manchester.

Rudolf Steiner appointed Head of Cargo EMEA / Mark Skinner to Head Business Development & Sales EMEA

Rudolf Steiner appointed Head of Cargo EMEA / Mark Skinner to Head Business Development & Sales EMEA

Swissport International has appointed Rudolf Steiner as Head of Cargo EMEA. Mark Skinner becomes Head of Business Development & Sales EMEA. By appointing dedicated managers for its Air Cargo and the Ground Services businesses, Swissport strengthens its customer centricity further. They both assumed their new roles on 1 November

Scania focuses on urban sustainability and safety at Freight in the City 2019

Scania focuses on urban sustainability and safety at Freight in the City 2019

Scania (Great Britain) Limited will showcase sustainability and safety at the forthcoming Freight in the City Expo, (6 November 2019, Alexandra Palace, London), where three models from the company's urban truck range will be on display. 

Change of ownership for London logistics firm ELB Partners

Change of ownership for London logistics firm ELB Partners

A family-run London haulier which celebrates its 50th anniversary next spring will soon be under new ownership following the retirement of one of its directors.

FedEx fleet modernisation continues with introduction of new Boeing 767F in Spain

FedEx fleet modernisation continues with introduction of new Boeing 767F in Spain

FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp, is continuing to modernise its European air fleet to improve environmental performance and operational efficiency, with the introduction of a new Boeing 767F cargo jet into its European network.

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