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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Clarion Partners enters Europe with acquisition of majority stake in logistics player Gramercy Europe

Clarion Partners enters Europe with acquisition of majority stake in logistics player Gramercy Europe

Clarion Partners, LLC, the US real estate investment management business with $50 billion of assets under management, and Gramercy Europe (Jersey) Limited, a European real estate business specialising in pan-European logistics and industrial assets, have announced that Clarion has acquired a majority stake in Gramercy Europe.

Five myths about transportation management that vsn hurt your business

Five myths about transportation management that vsn hurt your business

Gone are those days when managing transportation was perceived as an afterthought. And thanks to uncompromising customer expectations this arm of a supply chain and logistics is now as important as planning procurement, managing inventory, and optimizing warehousing.

Brake announces VisionTrack as headline sponsor for annual UK Fleet Safety Conference

Brake announces VisionTrack as headline sponsor for annual UK Fleet Safety Conference

Brake has announced VisionTrack, supplier of in-vehicle CCTV technology, as headline sponsor of the UK Fleet Safety Conference, which takes place at the Birmingham Conference and Events Centre (BCEC) on Wednesday 22 May 2019.

BYD continues expansion with service centre opening in Northern California

BYD continues expansion with service centre opening in Northern California

BYD (Build Your Dreams) has again expanded its North American operations, announcing the opening of a service centre in San Carlos, Calif. The facility gives Northern California customers quick access to parts, care, and expertise for their BYD buses and trucks.

Paragon enhances flexipod with track my driver functionality to improve customer delivery communications

Paragon enhances flexipod with track my driver functionality to improve customer delivery communications

Paragon has enhanced its fleXipod proof of delivery system with a map-based track my driver service.

Stobart Energy drives fleet management improvements with Freeway

Stobart Energy drives fleet management improvements with Freeway

Stobart Energy has deployed the latest technology to ensure its 200-strong fleet is maintained to the highest standards and meets stringent safety standards.

Help tackle the skills shortage, FTA asks businesses

Help tackle the skills shortage, FTA asks businesses

Logistics businesses should take the chance to speak out against the worsening skills shortage, according to FTA, as it calls on industry to support the call for evidence launched by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Road Freight and Logistics.

Lifting the liner block exemption law will not improve shippers' lives

Lifting the liner block exemption law will not improve shippers' lives

Wading into the war of words between shippers and carriers in recent weeks, speakers at the TOC Asia Container Supply Chain conference in Singapore claimed removing the BER would yield no benefit to cargo owners.

The BER, which is the de facto legislation covering liner alliances and vessel sharing agreements (VSAs) on container trades to and from Europe, is set to expire on 25 April next year.

New British technology eCargo bike manufacturer announces ‘Project 1'

New British technology eCargo bike manufacturer announces ‘Project 1'

A new, technology-led, eCargo bike manufacturer from Oxford, Electric Assisted Vehicles Limited (EAV) launched its new company and announced its new Project 1 (P1) eCargo bike at the eBike summit in Oxford on 10 April.

CEVA Logistics renews contract with FCA until 2022

CEVA Logistics renews contract with FCA until 2022

CEVA Logistics is further consolidating its partnership with Fiat Chrysler Automotive (FCA) in Brazil by renewing its existing business partnership with the awarding of additional four and a half year contract.

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