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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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New Talent in Logistics Conference to Tackle Employee Engagement

New Talent in Logistics Conference to Tackle Employee Engagement

Talent in Logistics has announced the details of its new Engage Conference, designed to help HR, talent and operational professionals in transport and logistics embrace the challenges of employee engagement.

Dartmouth Crab Company selects Carrier Transicold Vector HE 19 Units for quiet, efficient operation

Dartmouth Crab Company selects Carrier Transicold Vector HE 19 Units for quiet, efficient operation

Dartmouth Crab Company has taken delivery of its first Carrier Transicold Vector HE 19 refrigeration unit, citing the new flagship trailer system’s ultra-quiet operation as a major reason for placing the order.

Global trade rules changed for 2020 – Don’t get caught out

Global trade rules changed for 2020 – Don’t get caught out

The international trade rules, widely known as Incoterms have come into force this month, changing how the international trade of goods is conducted potentially having a major impact on importers and exporters across the globe.

Bibby Distribution celebrates new safety record

Bibby Distribution celebrates new safety record

Bibby Distribution has had its safest year to date, reducing accidents by almost 74 per cent since 2015, following the successful delivery of two powerful internal campaigns.

Time is on our side, says TPN as another member signs in 2020

Time is on our side, says TPN as another member signs in 2020

TPN – THE Pallet Network — has signed Tamworth-based Time Logistics, which starts as a full Member on Monday 2nd March.

Freeway develops predictive stock replenishment software to reduce fleet downtime

Freeway develops predictive stock replenishment software to reduce fleet downtime

Freeway Fleet Systems has developed smart software that simplifies fleet management by predicting the type and quantity of parts needed to maintain a fleet.  Using Artificial Intelligence, the software works out future stock level requirements updating parts suppliers to automate stock replenishment and help eliminate out-of-stock occurrences.

Gases and engineering company achieves major safety results with MiX Telematics solutions

Gases and engineering company achieves major safety results with MiX Telematics solutions

MiX Telematics, a global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has announced that Linde, the industrial, process and specialty gases company, has achieved major safety results across multiple countries with the help of MiX Telematics.

Multi Cams cut insurance costs for Chris Bowen Specialist Transport

Multi Cams cut insurance costs for Chris Bowen Specialist Transport

Chris Bowen Specialist Transport purchased front, side and rear cameras for its trucks and trailers, as well as blind spot detection systems and reversing alarms. The investment was part of a drive to move up from Bronze to Silver accreditation with FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme.

Nairobi becomes 9th IATA CEIV certified Swissport Pharma Centre and the first such facility in Africa

Nairobi becomes 9th IATA CEIV certified Swissport Pharma Centre and the first such facility in Africa

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has awarded Swissport’s warehouse operations in Nairobi with the CEIV certificate for pharmaceutical logistics. CEIV is IATA’s Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators. Swissport is the first globally operating air cargo handler to receive the CEIV Pharma certification for a facility in Africa.

Prioritise logistics or risk supply chain chaos, FTA tells UK Brexit negotiators

Prioritise logistics or risk supply chain chaos, FTA tells UK Brexit negotiators

If the UK is to continue to trade efficiently with the EU, its biggest and closest market, there are six key areas the UK’s negotiators and government need to prioritise in the opening stages of talks with Europe about their future trading relationship, according to FTA, the business organisation which represents the logistics industry.

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