USA: Euphoria in the hiring of logistics professionals in warehouses and transport companies

Barcelona, October 8, 2018.- The US trade wars with other economic powers seem to positively affect the American economy. At the moment The American logistics operators struggle to attract new employees and respond to the high demand for consumer products. According to WSJ:

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World shipping of goods registers unexpected data for the main European economy

Barcelona, September 24, 2018.- The export potential of each country is directly reflected in the volume of goods that leave by maritime transport. This mode of transport is very interesting to study the junctures of large economic areas. And in this analysis you find unexpected data. The prestigious World Street Journal has published a thorough analysis that reveals the pros and cons of the main European economy.

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Future Transport Fuels and Decarbonisation

Barcelona, September 18, 2018.- The sources of energy / combustion that drives the truck engine in the transport of goods are the most sensitive variable. Diesel is the king fuel, but there are other sources that can be interesting for very specific routes and specific merchandise. Below we summarize a report of the European Union on all fuels and the tendency to avoid the most polluting.

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Will a new maritime route through the Arctic affect global transport by road, air and rail?

Barcelona, August 23, 2018.- Maersk  is going to carry out a pilot test to check whether the Arctic may or may not be a viable maritime route, nowadays. If Maersk invests in this test he probably already has indications that this is possible.

For this reason, we ask ourselves what logistical consequences it would have for the intercontinental routes and for land, water and rail transport. If new maritime routes are discovered, it will directly impact on the rest of the modes of transport. A reality perhaps closer than what we presume today. While we consider this scenario in the medium to long term, let us know in detail the pilot test of Maersk in the information published by The Independent (UK).

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How will goods be transported and delivered in future? Who will manage the warehouses of the future? What significance does the delivery process have for consumers?

Barcelona, August 10, 2018.- The answers have been found an annual event organized by Delivery in Europe Platform. This organization, as defined, is a service co-funded by the European Commission to help e-retailers identify logistics service providers, in parcel delivery, E-fulfilment and E-logistics IT that are the most suited to their needs.

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Transport in the European Union: Current Trends and Issues (2)

Here you can read the first part of this analysis published on July 12, 2018

Barcelona, July 18, 2018.- The liberalisation of the European aviation market, that celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2017, already benefited the aviation sector, as well as air passengers. One of the main problems affecting its performance is the fragmented EU airspace that leads to high operating costs for airlines, as it limits the optimisation of flight paths or duplicating costly functions. As a consequence, in 2014 the unit costs for providing air navigation services were around 35% lower in the US than in Europe.

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