Digitalization
The digitalization process takes place in all spheres of human life. The degree of implementation of digital technologies at the present stage determines the development and competitiveness of economic agents in the domestic and foreign markets. Systematic development of these technologies and the expansion of their use is a key area of strategic development of companies.
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12 publications
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Article
03.26.2021
Xinhua Headlines: Cross-border e-commerce gains traction aboard China-Europe freight trains
In 2020, a record 12,406 China-Europe freight train journeys were made, up 50 percent from 2019. The number hit 1,165 in January, up 66 percent year on year. It is reported that the EU statistics agency Eurostat has said China last year overtook the United States as the EU’s biggest trade partner, with the bilateral trade totaling around 586 billion euros (about 711 billion U.S. dollars).
Interview
03.23.2021
Interview
03.23.2021
Harm Sievers speaks about ERAI portal, digitalization, and trends in freight transportation
Mukran Port Terminals Managing Director Harm Sievers Interview
Article
02.10.2021
Digitizing Europe’s Railways: a Call to Action

The future of train traffic is digital. To accelerate the digitization of Europe’s railways — and thus secure the future of its railroad industry — stakeholders must change the way the industry operates

Article
11.27.2020
China Planning High-Speed Rail Freight Network to Help E-Commerce Sector

The country already has an extensive high-speed passenger network and is now looking to develop new goods trains. Rail bosses believe demand from online retailers will help drive the development of the network

Interview
07.30.2020
Interview
07.30.2020
Comments on the updated Eurasian Rail Alliance Index Portal by Liliana Krutonog, General Director, East, CD Cargo (Czech Railways)
Liliana Krutonog, General Director, East, CD Cargo (Czech Railways), talks about the capabilities of index 1520, digitization of transport systems and the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on the logistics market.
Report
05.01.2020
Report
05.01.2020
Defining the future of freight transport
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.
Interview
03.27.2020
Interview
03.27.2020
Comment from Uwe Leuschner, General Manager, DB Cargo Eurasia / DB Cargo Russia, about the launch of the new version of the Eurasian Rail Alliance Index portal
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.
Report
11.21.2018
Report
11.21.2018
Making the railways of the future for the region
Over 65 participants from national administrations, international organizations, non-governmental organizations and the private sector discussed, over a number of sessions, the role of innovation in the sector and good practices that are helping develop the railways across the region.
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)