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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The new Mercedes-Benz Actros: Improved safety, efficiency and connectivity for UK operators

The new Mercedes-Benz Actros: Improved safety, efficiency and connectivity for UK operators

Mercedes-Benz launched the new Actros at Mercedes-Benz Trucks’ Wentworth Park Customer Experience Centre.

Polyurethane protects mining equipment from high impact and wear applications

Polyurethane protects mining equipment from high impact and wear applications

Mining equipment must withstand some of the toughest abuse in terms of impact and wear due to the harsh environment and long hours of use.

Grant for farm-to-fork food and shipping solution

Grant for farm-to-fork food and shipping solution

A food and logistics platform that aims to improve the speed, efficiency and cost of shipping food ingredients from-farm-to-fork in restaurant industry has secured a major grant.

Meet someone new at IMHX 2019

Meet someone new at IMHX 2019

Among the 400+ intralogistics solutions providers exhibiting at IMHX 2019, there will be a significant number of companies exhibiting for the first time, bringing with them never-before-seen innovations in supply chain technology.

IMHX 2019 Event Director, Rob Fisher, says: “The high number of first time exhibitors reflects the increasing emphasis placed on logistics and supply chains within the modern business environment.

The Delivery Group enters pallet market with Pallet-Track partnership

The Delivery Group enters pallet market with Pallet-Track partnership

eCommerce and specialist mail services firm The Delivery Group has entrered the pallet market via a partnership with pallet freight firm Pallet-Track.

Fleet-cleaning partnership helps DPD polish zero-emission credentials

Fleet-cleaning partnership helps DPD polish zero-emission credentials

Parcel delivery company DPD has appointed eco-friendly car wash company Dropless.co.uk in a new partnership.

Kinesis seeks partners to expand telematics business

Kinesis seeks partners to expand telematics business

Kinesis is to make its popular cloud-based vehicle tracking service more widely available to potential partners in the UK and overseas following the announcement of a reseller programme.

UKFM sale reinforces London strategic plan

UKFM sale reinforces London strategic plan

European distribution network Palletforce has sold UK Freight Masters (UKFM) to TTT Logistics Group.

Cartwright sales team strengthened by a new key appointment

Cartwright sales team strengthened by a new key appointment

Cartwright is growing its sales team as the company continues to expand across its diverse business model.

St. Modwen ramps up industrial & logistics pipeline with 1.6m sq ft of committed projects

St. Modwen ramps up industrial & logistics pipeline with 1.6m sq ft of committed projects

St. Modwen has continued to grow its dedicated industrial and logistics business over the past six months (to 31 May 2019), with a committed pipeline of developments now standing at 1.6m sq ft, up from 1.5m sq ft at the beginning of the year.

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