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Tag Archives: freight transport
Major challenges for international freight transport during the pandemic
Reduced capacity, major delays and cost increases for international freight transport, but little change in transport volumes related to Norwegian foreign trade. This is the main findings in one of two new TØI reports which examines how the Corona pandemic affected freight transport in Norway...
Posted in Flight, Freight Transport, Railways, Shipping Tagged air transport, capacity, costs, Covid-19, delay, freight transport, maritime shipping, pandemic, rail transport, road transport, sea transport Comments Off on Major challenges for international freight transport during the pandemic
Knowledge gaps and new Big Data innovation sources in freight and logistics
The freight and logistics sector experiences a period of great transformation as new technological options such as zero emission vehicles become reality and the digitalization of services proceeds. Proper policies are required to guide and support the transition in an optimal manner. Two reports...
Posted in Freight Transport Tagged analysis methods, big data, data analytics, freight transport, logistics Comments Off on Knowledge gaps and new Big Data innovation sources in freight and logistics
Increased circularity of masses is possible thanks to sea transports
Posted in Freight Transport, Shipping Tagged circularity, clay masses, excavated materials, freight transport, sea transport Comments Off on Increased circularity of masses is possible thanks to sea transports
Acceptance and need of real-time traffic information services in the transport industry
C-ITS services offering real-time traffic information are estimated to have a large potential to improve road safety, traffic flow, and energy efficiency. For freight traffic, these improvements could result in cost-benefits. Photo: Shutterstock NordicWay 2 and 3 (www.nordicway.net) projects...
Posted in Freight Transport, Intelligent Transport Systems Tagged C-ITS, cost-benefit, freight transport, real time Comments Off on Acceptance and need of real-time traffic information services in the transport industry
Together we shape a more sustainable future of freight transport in Europe
In 2021, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has started to lead a new project to tackle the future challenges in the freight and logistics area. Funded under European Union’s Horizon 2020 program, Smart freight TranspOrt and logistics Research Methodologies – STORM project aims at...
Posted in Freight Transport Tagged best practices, big data, digitalisation, freight transport, logistics Comments Off on Together we shape a more sustainable future of freight transport in Europe