Barcelona, July 15, 2019.- Useful information for transport companies is to know which countries have the safest roads. As well as accident statistics, by type of road and mode of transport. All these figures have been found in infographics, as you can see, made by ACEA (Employers’ Automobile Manufacturers) and by the EU. Precisely, the European Union have launched new measures to gain security on European roads in the short term.Continue reading “The safest roads in Europe and those with the most accidents by type of road and mode of transport”
Barcelona, February 21, 2019.- No official or private department, neither in the United Kingdom nor in Europe, knows exactly what will happen next March 29 with the Brexit and the freight transport sector. In the first part of this report we publish a simple summary of the possible consequences. And here we finish it. Each professional, each company, each government, each company or multinational must invest individually how the historical fact that the UK leaves the European Union in the coming weeks will affect it.Continue reading “Preparations by the UK to guarantee the transport of goods after the Brexit, on March 29 (Nº2)”
Barcelona, January 9, 2018.-The World Congress of the IRU is one of the essential appointments for companies and transport professionals. In the last edition, very interesting tables were held on the new markets in European Transport, the new immediate challenges and all the variables affecting land transport of goods. In the next lines we may know if Amazon is already a Logistic Operator. The IRU has made public the following conclusions of a panel on new business models in European transport.Continue reading ““With the blurring of industrial lines, is Amazon a logistics company?””
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.
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.
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.
Barcelona, July 12, 2018.- The European Union has published an extensive report on the transport sector. Antecedents, the present and the future in materia of new norms to make it more competitive and efficient. We publish a summary in two reports.