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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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Night-time deliveries to stores have eased us out of this crisis and must not be allowed to disappear overnight… again

Night-time deliveries to stores have eased us out of this crisis and must not be allowed to disappear overnight… again

Night-time store deliveries were last permitted during the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The idea was reawakened in March to help the fight against Covid-19. ParcelHero says this time night deliveries should be made permanent once the crisis is over, to slash urban congestion and pollution.

Dachser expansion in Erfurt

Dachser expansion in Erfurt

Logistics provider Dachser is setting the course for its future growth in the German state of Thuringia, where it is investing in its logistics centre in the city of Erfurt.

American Airlines increases cargo-only service from the US to Europe to transport critical goods

American Airlines increases cargo-only service from the US to Europe to transport critical goods

At American Airlines, caring for people on life’s journey is our purpose. In times of need, American is there for the communities we serve around the globe. The airline is expanding its cargo-only operation this month to provide 126 weekly flights to 15 cities in U.S. and Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean.

Kuehne + Nagel sets benchmark with IATA CEIV re-certification for entire KN PharmaChain air network

Kuehne + Nagel sets benchmark with IATA CEIV re-certification for entire KN PharmaChain air network

Kuehne + Nagel and IATA have announced what they describe as the first-in-the- industry IATA CEIV re-certification of the entire KN PharmaChain GxP Compliant Air Logistics network, currently including 94 locations and covering all continents.

FTA response to A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon early upgrade

FTA response to A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon early upgrade

As the business organisation representing the logistics sector, FTA is thrilled Highways England has opened the upgraded A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon eight months ahead of schedule; a testament to the body’s determination to improve road infrastructure and connectivity in the heart of England

Keep the faith on work return but also keep your distance…

Keep the faith on work return but also keep your distance…

The transitional return to work is thankfully on – but companies still face the challenge of maintaining social distancing guidelines while preserving business productivity.

UK head of global logistics provider predicts major changes for supply chains post Covid-19

UK head of global logistics provider predicts major changes for supply chains post Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic will prove to be a defining moment for supply chains. This is the view of the UK head of logistics platform provider, C.H Robinson.

Queen’s Award winners launch another innovative compliance-control product

Queen’s Award winners launch another innovative compliance-control product

TruTac, the tachograph and compliance software provider that recently received a Queen’s Award for Innovation, has launched a new fleet system for the planning and management of HGV and PSV vehicle maintenance and compliance.

Logistics Plus picks up and delivers 50,000 masks for the City of Erie

Logistics Plus picks up and delivers 50,000 masks for the City of Erie

Logistics Plus Inc. (LP), a worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, recently provided final pickup and delivery services for a critical order of 50 thousand surgical masks for the City of Erie.

DHL supports the NHS fight against COVID-19

DHL supports the NHS fight against COVID-19

DHL Supply Chain is working alongside the NHS to deliver vital support services in the healthcare battle against COVID-19.

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