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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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Eighty-one per cent of SMEs say digitisation boosts output but many still rely on manual processes

Eighty-one per cent of SMEs say digitisation boosts output but many still rely on manual processes

Eighty-one per cent of decision makers working for small and medium sized businesses that use vehicles believe they could get more jobs done if they could digitise more of their workflow, according to a new study from TomTom Telematics.

Yet, when asked how they handle everyday tasks such as expense management, customer updates and quoting and invoicing, the majority revealed they either manually or somewhat manually do so.

CEVA Logistics expands in eCommerce services

CEVA Logistics expands in eCommerce services

CEVA Logistics has further expanded its eCommerce services with the implementation and go-live of significant new business wins in the UK, Turkey, USA, Canada and Brazil in the past few months.

EnerSys introduces ODYSSEY Performance Series batteries to meet the challenges faced by large commercial vehicle users

EnerSys introduces ODYSSEY Performance Series batteries to meet the challenges faced by large commercial vehicle users

EnerSys has launched its ODYSSEY Performance Series batteries for buses, trucks and other large commercial vehicles.

Driving Walkers Forward

Driving Walkers Forward

Europa Road, a dedicated division of ambitious and innovative logistics provider Europa Worldwide Group, is celebrating a 14 yearpartnership with Walkers Shortbread.

New report highlights the chasm opening up in our communities and calls on those in logistics to act

New report highlights the chasm opening up in our communities and calls on those in logistics to act

A major new research report has identified a widening chasm in the relationship between people and their neighbours that is damaging our mental and physical health and reducing the ability of communities to cope when crisis hits.

All-seeing cameras track pallets through Fortec Distribution Network hub

All-seeing cameras track pallets through Fortec Distribution Network hub

The Fortec Distribution Network has invested in a new CCTV camera system that tracks the movement of every pallet that enters its Watford Gap hub whilst at the same time enhancing security.

How the logistics industry is helping the environment

How the logistics industry is helping the environment

By Kushal Nahata, CEO & Co-founder, FarEye.

Ever since the industrial revolution, there has been significant changes in the environment due to human activities. Environmental degradation due to pollution and other human activities pose a serious threat to mankind.

ERM Advanced Telematics launches easy to install UBI products to help car insurers price policies

ERM Advanced Telematics launches easy to install UBI products to help car insurers price policies

Global automotive technology supplier ERM Advanced Telematics, whose products have been installed in over 5 million vehicles around the world, is launching three new products that will help insurance companies to determine the price of car insurance policies, the company said.

CEVA Logistics expands global partnership with IKEA as it opens New York Distribution Centre

CEVA Logistics expands global partnership with IKEA as it opens New York Distribution Centre

CEVA Logistics and home furnishings retailer IKEA have celebrated the opening of a new Customer Distribution Centre (CDC) at Staten Island on the US east coast. Under a five-year deal to provide warehouse management and fulfilment services, CEVA will manage the 975,000 sq ft (906,000 sq m) site.

VisionTrack showcases advanced ADAS and LCV connected camera solutions at CV Show

VisionTrack showcases advanced ADAS and LCV connected camera solutions at CV Show

VisionTrack, the provider of connected vehicle cameras and video telematics, will be showcasing its latest product innovations at the Commercial Vehicle Show 2019 (Stand 4E30).

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