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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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CEVA Logistics’ Rolls Royce warehouse site in Singapore achieves ‘showcase status’

CEVA Logistics’ Rolls Royce warehouse site in Singapore achieves ‘showcase status’

The 65,000 sq m assembly site in Singapore which CEVA Logistics operates on behalf of Rolls-Royce has been awarded showcase status within CEVA’s global network. Around the world within the logisticians’ operations, less than 30 sites have achieved this prestigious award requiring facilities to meet stringent requirements before qualifying as a showcase site.

74.7% online retail sales growth shows Lockdown 2.0 killed the High Street’s revival stone dead, says ParcelHero

74.7% online retail sales growth shows Lockdown 2.0 killed the High Street’s revival stone dead, says ParcelHero

November’s retail sales estimates, released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), reveal the High Street’s loss was online’s gain. Online sales spiked by 74.7% in value as early-bird Christmas shoppers hit the internet in record numbers.

Weather resistant vehicle cameras offer enhanced road safety in winter

Weather resistant vehicle cameras offer enhanced road safety in winter

During wet and cold months, road conditions can be extremely hazardous for drivers. Snow, fog, and heavy rainfall can all combine to build up on cameras to limit visibility and increase the risks of accidents and collisions.

Pallet-Track helps charity deliver memorial horse sculpture to UK’s largest deep shaft mine

Pallet-Track helps charity deliver memorial horse sculpture to UK’s largest deep shaft mine

It was a fairytale ending for Prince, the commemorative pit pony sculpture who needed to make his 200-mile journey ‘home’ to Britain’s deepest seam mine at Chatterley Whitfield, an industrial time capsule near Stoke-on-Trent.

Delsol working round-the-clock to meet Christmas and new lockdown demands

Delsol working round-the-clock to meet Christmas and new lockdown demands

Delivery Solutions (Delsol), the North Wales-based logistics company, has been working around the clock to meet customer demands in the run-up to Christmas – and the new Welsh lockdown. Delsol has seen a significant increase in enquiries from businesses wanting help fulfilling their online orders.

SKF wins first major order for BlueSonic ballast water management system

SKF wins first major order for BlueSonic ballast water management system

SKF has won its first order for its new SKF BlueSonic BWMS ballast water management system at the same time as getting full IMO type approval for the system.

PayCargo grows senior management team

PayCargo grows senior management team

Online freight payment platform PayCargo has appointed two new Vice Presidents (VP)s to its senior management team, Marta E Ramirez, and Ken Nieze.

Thermo King refrigerates Tesco’s new zero-emission home delivery vehicles

Thermo King refrigerates Tesco’s new zero-emission home delivery vehicles

Tesco, one of the leading UK retailers and one of the world’s leading international retailers, has put in operation, 30 new fully electric refrigerated vans, equipped with E-200 units from Thermo King. 

Festive cheer for UK hospices as pallet network donates Christmas trees

Festive cheer for UK hospices as pallet network donates Christmas trees

Fortec Distribution Network has teamed up with Cadeby Trees – a wholesale corporate client and specialist tree grower based in Hinckley – to gift two trees to Zoë’s Place Baby Hospice at their locations in Middlesbrough and Liverpool.

Bridgestone appoints Jan-Maarten de Vries and Michiel Wesseling to lead Bridgestone Mobility Solutions business unit

Bridgestone appoints Jan-Maarten de Vries and Michiel Wesseling to lead Bridgestone Mobility Solutions business unit

Bridgestone has appointed Jan-Maarten de Vries and Michiel Wesseling as CEO and COO of its Bridgestone Mobility Solutions (BMS) business unit. Thomas Schmidt, the co-founder of WEBFLEET, will be leaving Bridgestone and his role as CEO and Managing Director of the BMS business unit at the end of this year.

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