Transport logistics is a systematic approach to organizing the movement of material assets from one point to another by an optimal route and in order to minimize costs. The concept of transport logistics is closely related to customs logistics, stock logistics, warehouse logistics and information logistics.
The aim of the LEVITATE project is to develop a new impact assessment framework to enable policymakers to manage the introduction of connected and automated transport systems, maximise the benefits and utilise the technologies to achieve long-term visions and goals. An essential part of this work seeks to forecast societal level impacts of connected and automated transport systems (CATS). These include impacts on safety, environment, economy and society.
With maintaining the same rate of increase in demand for freight transportation, CO2 emissions can reach high values. To prevent this, a method has been developed, that allows supply chains participants to make CO2 emissions a KPI.
Uwe Leuschner, General Manager, DB Cargo Eurasia / DB Cargo Russia, speaks about the opportunities provided by the ERAI portal (index1520.com) and the current trends on the cargo transportation market.
The growing Asian markets have proven to be of utmost interest for the pharmaceutical industry. At the same time, logistics providers are facing diverse market conditions depending on the maturity of the market and its political system.