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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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Khalifa Port’s South Quay now operational

Khalifa Port’s South Quay now operational

The first shipment, carrying bauxite, destined for Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA)’s Al Taweelah alumina refinery, called at Khalifa Port’s South Quay, marking the commencement of operations at the newly launched facility.

Palletways celebrates 20 in 20 with record new members in 2020

Palletways celebrates 20 in 20 with record new members in 2020

Palletways, an Imperial Group company and European express palletised freight network, recruited 20 new members during 2020, a record number for the expanding company.

96% of UK hauliers 'not ready for transition': many need clarity on border legislation and overwhelmed by admin

96% of UK hauliers 'not ready for transition': many need clarity on border legislation and overwhelmed by admin

With nearly 1 in 4 UK hauliers having already lost business due to Brexit, they reveal whether they’re prepared for the post-Brexit transition period.

CEVA Logistics rebrands AMI Worldwide and MANICA as Africa acquisitions take the corporate identity

CEVA Logistics rebrands AMI Worldwide and MANICA as Africa acquisitions take the corporate identity

CEVA Logistics has completed the rebranding of the African acquisitions it made in the summer of 2020. With effect from January 2021, AMI and MANICA will be fully branded as CEVA Logistics. Except for MANICA in Zimbabwe, Malawi and the borders, which will be branded MANICA a company of CEVA Logistics through until 1 January 2022.

St. Modwen Industrial & Logistics appoints Wayne Porter as Director of Customer Relationships and Experience

St. Modwen Industrial & Logistics appoints Wayne Porter as Director of Customer Relationships and Experience

St. Modwen Industrial & Logistics has further strengthened its team with the appointment of former Prologis executive, Wayne Porter, as Director of Customer Relationships and Experience, starting in March 2021.

Brexit deal protects economy, but still much to do says Logistics UK

Brexit deal protects economy, but still much to do says Logistics UK

Business group Logistics UK has reacted with optimism to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) reached between the UK and EU, but has cautioned that there is still much to be done to protect the nation’s supply chains, and the economy as a whole.

A bare-bones Brexit deal for traders, but a no-deal Brexit for many other sectors

A bare-bones Brexit deal for traders, but a no-deal Brexit for many other sectors

The trade and security deal the UK Government struck with the EU is a bare-bones deal for tariff-free trade in goods, but a no-deal for many other business sectors, creating significant frictions and less EU market access from 1 January, according to tax and advisory firm Blick Rothenberg.

Seizing Opportunities in the Delivery Business Boom

Seizing Opportunities in the Delivery Business Boom

As people continue to quarantine at home and brick-and-mortars struggle to stay afloat, only the most strategic businesses have been able to weather the financial woes brought on by the new normal. Much of said success can be attributed to the increased popularity of online shopping.

W.E. Deane frees up 1000 pallet spaces to help business manage holiday season demand

W.E. Deane frees up 1000 pallet spaces to help business manage holiday season demand

After recent research from BNP Paribas Real Estate found that 13.5 million of buildings over 100,000sq ft had already been taken up in Q3, international freight forwarder, W.E. Deane has freed up 1000 pallet spaces at their Barking depot in the UK in order to further accommodate the incoming surplus that is expected over the holiday season.

One million offers in one day: TIMOCOM's freight exchange hits record level again

One million offers in one day: TIMOCOM's freight exchange hits record level again

On 15 December one million freight and vehicle space offers were published in TIMOCOM's Smart Logistics System. This number not only marks a peak shortly before the start of the new lockdown. There have never been so many offers available in the freight exchange on a single day.

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