Transport and Distribution & European transport News, Videos and Product Reviews

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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Fortress fights the food fakers

Fortress fights the food fakers

By: Phil Brown, Managing Director, Fortress Technology Europe.

Food fraud costs the industry around EUR 30 billion a year globally. With the number of cooperation requests by the EU Food Fraud Network jumping 30 percent in 2018, counterfeiters continue to pose a major threat to food innovation and consequently economic growth.

Yodel invents trailer safety gate system to reduce accidents

Yodel invents trailer safety gate system to reduce accidents

Independent UK parcel carrier, Yodel, has partnered with trailer manufacturer Cartwright to develop a new safety gate system designed to reduce accidents as part of the latest addition to its trailer fleet.

Driver CPC Training Explained

Driver CPC Training Explained

by Matthew De Machen, MD of TrainDrive

Any person who drives a bus, coach or lorry must undertake the Driver CPC Training in order to legally operate such vehicles.

Cargo Chief launches C4 2.0 – the most comprehensive database of trucking lane intelligence for freight brokers

Cargo Chief launches C4 2.0 – the most comprehensive database of trucking lane intelligence for freight brokers

Cargo Chief has released the latest version of its C4 platform, version 2.0—now the most complete and informative database of trucking carrier lane preferences and availability in the OTR (over-the-road) industry.

BCGA adds 100th document to information library

BCGA adds 100th document to information library

National trade body The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has added the 100th guidance document to its comprehensive reference library, developed to provide a useful resource to the transport and logistics sector.

Flogas cuts carbon and costs with Bio-LNG trucks

Flogas cuts carbon and costs with Bio-LNG trucks

LPG and LNG supplier Flogas Britain has added two Bio-LNG powered trucks to its fleet, in a move that will see them cut carbon emissions by more than 80%* and significantly reduce costs.

iHerb chooses CEVA Logistics’ eCommerce services in South Korea

iHerb chooses CEVA Logistics’ eCommerce services in South Korea

CEVA Logistics launches its first express eCommerce services in South Korea on behalf of iHerb, a US-based natural health products company.

How Fleet Management Technology Helps Reduce Costs

How Fleet Management Technology Helps Reduce Costs

For many fleet operators, running a fleet efficiently and safely while minimising costs is a constant challenge. To overcome such obstacles, an increasing number of operators have begun implementing fleet management technology.

Smith Brothers & Webb’s refurbished wash systems prove a hit with operators

Smith Brothers & Webb’s refurbished wash systems prove a hit with operators

A new refurbishment scheme launched by Smith Brothers & Webb, the UK manufacturer and supplier of vehicle washing systems, is reportedly proving a great success, with refurb sales due to finish with a 70% increase this year.

Which are the Busiest Air Cargo Hubs of the World?

Which are the Busiest Air Cargo Hubs of the World?

Transportation is the quickest way to transport cargo from one place to another and every year an enormous amount of cargo is transported all over the globe. There are many airports which are deemed to be cargo hubs due to the vast amount of cargo that passes through on a regular basis. Here are a few of the busiest cargo hubs around:

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