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 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 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.
Barcelona, April 26, 2018.- We remember the dentist, when a tooth hurts. And maybe, we remember security on the Internet, when it’s too late. Just as the best improvisation is the one that does not exist, cybersecurity protocols are a great need. The management of routes of a transport company can not be attacked by a virus that could paralyze a fleet of trucks. The billing of a logistics operator can not be stopped by an ambitious hacker either.
Barcelona, February 12, 2018.- Do we have any doubt that Amazon will be a global logistics operator?. The Jeff Bezos ecommerce has just taken a small step, for what is already a planned logistics strategy. A few months ago we asked ourselves here: UPS, FedEx,DHL have a new competitor: Amazon?. Today, the information that has just been published by the major American media (cnet.com) is the following: