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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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Telair receives certification for its new Flexible Loading System

Telair receives certification for its new Flexible Loading System

Telair International AB has received certification for its new Flexible Loading System (FLS) for all current production and in-service Boeing 737 aircraft. The system allows 737 operators to carry containerised cargo (baggage, mail, and parcel freight) in the lower hold of the aircraft, along with bulk-loaded bags.

BCA launches UK's largest commercial vehicle sales programme with record results

BCA launches UK's largest commercial vehicle sales programme with record results

BCA has launched what it describes as the UK's most extensive commercial vehicle auction programme with new regular sales commencing in Blackbushe, Glasgow and Wolverhampton.

Airline delivers love around the globe every February

Airline delivers love around the globe every February

American Airlines is gearing up for one of its busiest holidays of the year, shipping flowers, plants, chocolates and gifts all around the globe to help millions of people celebrate Valentine's Day.

SEKO Logistics targets network growth, new partners and strategic acquisitions

SEKO Logistics targets network growth, new partners and strategic acquisitions

SEKO Logistics is looking to build on a year of growth in 2017 by expanding its global footprint, recruiting new partners and making strategic acquisitions in both the forwarding and technology sectors.

P&O Ferrymasters and British Steel create a more efficient driver experience at British Steel's Scunthorpe plant

P&O Ferrymasters and British Steel create a more efficient driver experience at British Steel's Scunthorpe plant

P&O Ferrymasters has acted to provide a more efficient service for new lorry drivers arriving at British Steel's site in Scunthorpe with the introduction of a 'Meet & Greet' reception facility.

China-EU trade lane pilot boosts trade between China and Schiphol

China-EU trade lane pilot boosts trade between China and Schiphol

The first shipment to land at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol as part of a pilot programme to streamline and secure Customs procedures between China and the European Union (EU) has arrived from Shanghai.

Bad managers are driving talented staff away from logistics industry

Bad managers are driving talented staff away from logistics industry

Poor management is endemic in the Transportation and Distribution sector, with 78% of employees having experienced what they consider poor management, or a poor manager, at least once during their career, according to new research by YouGov on behalf of leading HR and payroll solutions provider MHR.

TimoCom cooperating with UTA

TimoCom cooperating with UTA

You can now use TimoCom to plan fuel stops into your transport route. The European transport platform is expanding its digital service provision offer in cooperation with the service and fuel card provider UNION TANK Eckstein (UTA), in Kleinostheim.

Brexit Secretary travels to Tees Valley for key EU transition speech

Brexit Secretary travels to Tees Valley for key EU transition speech

Mayor Ben Houchen welcomed Brexit Secretary David Davis to Teesport recently for a major speech formally setting out the UK's aims for the transition period following the withdrawal of the UK from the EU.

CEVA opens a new multiuser warehouse in Spain

CEVA opens a new multiuser warehouse in Spain

CEVA Logistics has opened a new multiuser warehouse in central Spain. The new site is located at Alovera, an industrial area, 50 km north east of Madrid.

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