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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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American Airlines marks 75th anniversary of its first scheduled cargo flight

American Airlines marks 75th anniversary of its first scheduled cargo flight

American Airlines celebrates the 75th anniversary of its first cargo flight on October 15. The anniversary marks a significant milestone in the airline’s rich history of connecting the world beyond passenger service since 1944.

Krone ‘Take 5’ to Ireland’s Fleet Transport Awards

Krone ‘Take 5’ to Ireland’s Fleet Transport Awards

Once again, Krone attended the Annual Fleet Transport Awards held in Saggart, Co. Dublin and this time with no less than five of its latest trailers on display in the outdoor exhibition arena.

Globe Air Cargo UK launches PetCare by ECS Group

Globe Air Cargo UK launches PetCare by ECS Group

GAC UK has launched a new service, PetCare by ECS Group, which transports pets by air to and from the UK. GAC UK manages the whole transportation chain from arrival at the airport to collection at the reception centres.

Suzohapp appoints Simon James as New Executive Vice President of Retail & Transportation, EMEA

Suzohapp appoints Simon James as New Executive Vice President of Retail & Transportation, EMEA

Suzohapp has appointed Simon James as its new Executive Vice President of Retail & Transportation.

Thermo King launches sustainable Bus HVAC Innovations at the 2019 Busworld Show in Brussels, Belgium

Thermo King launches sustainable Bus HVAC Innovations at the 2019 Busworld Show in Brussels, Belgium

Thermo King, the transport temperature control solutions provider for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, will welcome visitors at the booth 134B, in Hall 1 of the Busworld Europe show in Brussels, Belgium, from the 18th to the 23rd of October 2019. 

Gartner identifies 5 actions to optimise logistics costs from within the organisation

Gartner identifies 5 actions to optimise logistics costs from within the organisation

Given that logistics leaders face pressure from their stakeholders to optimise logistics costs while maintaining service and performance levels, Gartner, Inc. has identified five actions to achieve cost optimisation from within the organisation.

Brexit's impact on the logistics sector

Brexit's impact on the logistics sector

Challenge-trg Group, the UK logistics recruitment and distribution company, has unveiled plans to prepare its staff for Brexit, as the extension deadline of Thursday 31 October fast approaches.

Are warehouses facilitating supply chain talent shortage, ssks UK handling supplier

Are warehouses facilitating supply chain talent shortage, ssks UK handling supplier

At a time of year when many warehouses are finding that they don’t have the resources onboard to effectively manage holiday demand, one materials handling expert is looking beyond the next few months to consider ongoing talent availability across the sector.

Prometeon and GreenRoad sign a partnership agreement to help fleets drive safer and to achieve more efficient operations

Prometeon and GreenRoad sign a partnership agreement to help fleets drive safer and to achieve more efficient operations

Prometeon Tyre Group has signed a partnership agreement with GreenRoad, a leading provider of fleet drivers’ safety, and performance solutions to maximize their operational efficiency.

Route planning and fleet management key to a successful delivery operation

Route planning and fleet management key to a successful delivery operation

Route planning and fleet management are key to a successful delivery operation, according to the recently appointed Logistics Director of two-man, white-glove specialist Panther Warehousing.

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