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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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Fleet industry warned to scrutinise supply chain or risk GDPR breaches

Fleet industry warned to scrutinise supply chain or risk GDPR breaches

Fleet Operations warns that many businesses within the fleet industry remain underprepared for the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Krone to exhibit at the Transport Compleet trade fair

Krone to exhibit at the Transport Compleet trade fair

The German commercial vehicle manufacturer Krone is exhibiting at the Transport Compleet trade fair. This international trade fair takes place from March 13 to 15 2018 in Hardenberg in the Netherlands.

Biomarsh turn to Vacu-Lug Tyre Management to aid compliance throughout their UK fleet

Biomarsh turn to Vacu-Lug Tyre Management to aid compliance throughout their UK fleet

Tanker and environmental waste firm, Biomarsh Environmental Ltd, has joined forces with Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres with the commencement of a comprehensive tyre management contract, designed to provide nationwide support and aid compliance throughout the Biomarsh fleet.

Prinovis UK extends Downton contract for another five years

Prinovis UK extends Downton contract for another five years

BPG is the largest printing services provider in Europe, Prinovis UK is the UK subsidiary and is the last remaining gravure printing site within the UK.

Major CEMEX UK contract for Eddie Stobart

Major CEMEX UK contract for Eddie Stobart

Supply chain, transport and logistics company, Eddie Stobart has been awarded a contract worth £15m by CEMEX UK, supplier of building materials.

Indian State of Maharashtra announces plan to build hyperloop route in India

Indian State of Maharashtra announces plan to build hyperloop route in India

Virgin Hyperloop One has announced the Indian State of Maharashtra's intent to build a hyperloop between Pune and Mumbai beginning with an operational demonstration track.

Survey: Small firms spend up to 500 hours each year managing freight shipments

Survey: Small firms spend up to 500 hours each year managing freight shipments

While importing continues to grow across both small and enterprise companies, almost 50% of the 300,000+ American businesses who import still use spreadsheets to manage their international supply chain.

Freight forwarders demand action on infrastructure investment

Freight forwarders demand action on infrastructure investment

Commenting on the National Infrastructure Commission's (NIC) first Annual Monitoring Report, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA), said: "Today, we have seen the value of having an independent National Infrastructure Commission to hold the government accountable for lack of action on key national infrastructure issues.

XPO Logistics expands last mile logistics service of heavy goods to Europe

XPO Logistics expands last mile logistics service of heavy goods to Europe

XPO Logistics, global provider of transportation and logistics solutions, has expanded its last mile logistics service of heavy goods to Europe. New markets include the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Spain and France.

Clipper introduces training initiative

Clipper introduces training initiative

Clipper Logistics plc has launched an initiative which aims to help its warehouse employees be trained as drivers, allowing them to further their careers and progress within the business.

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