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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Sea Cargo Logistics, member of XLProjects transport an Electro Forge Grating Welder Machine from factory in South Africa to Mexico.

Sea Cargo Logistics, member of XLProjects transport an Electro Forge Grating Welder Machine from factory in South Africa to Mexico.

Sea Cargo Logistics, member of XLProjects recently completed the transportation of a full production line of Electro Forge Grating Welder Machine with 5 x 40' OT containers from a factory in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, via Durban up to Veracruz port, with final delivery to Queretaro, QRO.

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Transportation has changed significantly,and some ways of working just don't cut it in 2020. On the one hand, businesses need flexible transport options, able to respond to last minute demands. On the other, they need to plan ahead, find synergies, mitigate risks and keep their supply chains lean and cost effective.

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VisionTrack showcases latest advances in video telematics at Commercial Vehicle Show 2020

VisionTrack showcases latest advances in video telematics at Commercial Vehicle Show 2020

VisionTrack will be showcasing its range of connected vehicle cameras and video telematics solutions at the Commercial Vehicle Show 2020 (Stand 4E30). As well as introducing its latest product and software innovations, the company’s team of experts will be on hand to provide guidance on how road transport fleets can operate in a safe, efficient and socially responsible way using video telematics.

Yantra reveals top 10 tips for fulfilment

Yantra reveals top 10 tips for fulfilment

Up and coming third party logistics (3PL) provider, Yantra Fulfilment, has published its top 10 tips on what to look out for when selecting a fulfilment partner.

Multimodal 2020: Don’t delay, register today

Multimodal 2020: Don’t delay, register today

Registration is now open for Multimodal 2020, the UK, Ireland, and Northern Europe’s premier freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event, which is set to take place for the 13th year running at the NEC in June.

Forwarders and hauliers now have the clarity needed for post-Brexit Customs changes

Forwarders and hauliers now have the clarity needed for post-Brexit Customs changes

Forwarders and hauliers now have enough clarity to start preparing for a post-Brexit business landscape, according Peter MacSwiney, chairman of Customs clearance solutions provider Agency Sector Management (ASM).

Zarges to talk innovation at LogiMAT 2020

Zarges to talk innovation at LogiMAT 2020

Zarges, the premium access technology and logistics equipment specialist, will be showcasing its latest developments at this year’s LogiMAT Trade Fair (10-12 March 2020).

Abbey Logistics awarded a bulk polymer distribution contract by INEOS Olefins & Polymers UK

Abbey Logistics awarded a bulk polymer distribution contract by INEOS Olefins & Polymers UK

Bulk road tanker operator Abbey Logistics Group has been awarded a distribution contract for bulk polymer distribution from INEOS O&P UK’s Grangemouth site in Scotland.

TIMOCOM transport barometer: Germany weakens, Italy is the exception

TIMOCOM transport barometer: Germany weakens, Italy is the exception

Italian logistics companies enjoyed significant growth last year: “In Italy, we recorded an increase in freight of 16 percent as compared with 2018,” says TIMOCOM Business Analyst Tilman Fecke.These increases buck the European trend. Unfortunately, the recently completed yearly review of TIMOCOM's transport barometer is not nearly so positive for the rest of Europe.

Global Fleet Champions Award celebrates safe and healthy mobility in fleets

Global Fleet Champions Award celebrates safe and healthy mobility in fleets

A Ugandan transport and logistics operator has been presented with a Global Fleet Champions Award for Sustainable Journeys in recognition of its outstanding commitment to reducing road risk and fuel emissions.

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