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.
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.
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.
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.
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)