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Current industry report on transport/logistics

Personnel and fuel the main cost drivers...

A quarter of total costs are spent on personnel, a third on fuel, according to the current industry report on transport/logistics by Commerzbank.

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Weak start to the year

Transport barometer

An industry in search of freight

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Comment by Eugen Weinberg, Commerzbank

Diesel prices

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New Heavy Truck Tolls

A new road toll system called Platon Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) was introduced in November 2015 specifically for vehicles exceeding 12 tons of gross vehicle weight (HGV N3 sub-category). The money which will be raised – estimated to be 50 billion rubles (US$896 million) a year – will help offset the damage caused to Russian […]

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Press Clippings

EU Transport Scoreboard 2015 The European Commission recently published the new edition of the EU Transport Scoreboard. It compares Member State performance in 29 transport-related categories and highlights the five top and bottom performers in each of these categories. Germany gets high ratings for its transport infrastructure for all means of transport, although the ratings […]

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