#Covid19: Estimated 18% average decline in annual turnover for goods transported by road

Barcelona, September 24, 2020.- The global pandemic of the Coronavirus Covid19 remains, increases its expansion in many countries and does not have a near end. Its economic consequences are unprecedented in the last 100 years. However, we have to learn to live with this situation and conjuncture. The transport and logistics sector is one of the most important to keep us alive. The Freight News South Africa’s publication has highlighted some keys to the proper functioning of the global supply chain:

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Amazon Prime Air: Who will lead the delivery of packages through drones?

Barcelona, September 14, 2020.- Amazon obtained authorization in the United States at the end of August for the delivery of parcels through drones. This market does not yet exist and is in the pilot phase in numerous business initiatives. It is still unknown how drone distribution will be integrated with land transport of goods and with the rest of the supply chain. It’s too early, but Amazon has taken the lead as reported by the New York Times in the following information:

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Commission announces actions to make Europe’s raw materials supply more secure and sustainable

Barcelona, September 3, 2020.- The Commission presents an Action Plan on Critical Raw Materials, the 2020 List of Critical Raw Materials and a foresight study on critical raw materials for strategic technologies and sectors from the 2030 and 2050 perspectives.

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