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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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Motus Commercials goes plastic free

Motus Commercials goes plastic free

In an effort to cut down on plastic waste, Motus Commercials, the UK commercial vehicle dealer group, will no longer be using single use plastic cups across their 34 dealer locations.

Panther Warehousing signs contract with Habitat

Panther Warehousing signs contract with Habitat

Panther Warehousing, the two-man, white glove delivery specialist, has signed a two-year contract with iconic home furnishings brand Habitat following a successful working relationship over the past two years.

3T Logistics wins CILT Excellence Award for Freight Transport

3T Logistics wins CILT Excellence Award for Freight Transport

3T Logistics, the European independent 4th Party Logistics provider and transport management technology supplier, has won the CILT Excellence Award for Freight Transport  at the recent Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Annual Awards for Excellence.

New guidance from Global Fleet Champions shows fleet managers how to get the maximum benefit from telematics systems

New guidance from Global Fleet Champions shows fleet managers how to get the maximum benefit from telematics systems

A digital revolution is transforming the way we monitor vehicles and drivers. In-vehicle data recorders, also known as ‘telematics’, are capable of recording and processing a large amount of information at an extraordinary rate. If used effectively, this information can help fleet managers reduce road risk within their organisation¹.

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.

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