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.
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).