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09/06/2016

Global climate treaty

Less is more!

On April 22, 2016, the accession period began for the new global climate treaty. It will affect the basic conditions for transport and logistics. Compliance with lower CO2 emissions is both a challenge and an opportunity for the logistics industry.

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12/05/2016

DSLV commenting on the Federal Transport Infrastructure Plan

Ambitious goals

The 21st of March 2016 was an important date for the future of the German logistics sector. It was on that day that Federal Minister of Transport Alexander Dobrindt introduced the draft bill for the Federal Transport Infrastructure Plan 2030. Thus, the infrastructure planning policy for the next 14 years is now on the table. But how do Germany’s logistics experts evaluate the decisions, and what expectations do they have of the current discussion phase? Freight Connections spoke with Matthias Krage, President of the German Freight Forwarding and Logistics Association (DSLV – Deutscher Speditions- und Logistikverband).

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10/05/2016

BVL commenting on the Federal Transport Infrastructure Plan

No breakthrough

The 21st of March 2016 was an important date for the future of the German logistics sector. It was on that day that Federal Minister of Transport Alexander Dobrindt introduced the draft bill for the Federal Transport Infrastructure Plan 2030. But how do Germany’s logistics experts evaluate the decisions, and what expectations do they have of the current discussion phase? Freight Connections spoke with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Raimund Klinkner, Chairman of the Board of the German Logistics Association (BVL).

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28/04/2016

Amadou Diallo asks:

Do you know Africa?

Amadou Diallo, CEO DHL Freight, corrects our image of Africa.

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26/04/2016

USA: Driver Coercion Rule

New rules

USA now protecting truck drivers from schedules that are too tight, and making electronic logging devices mandatory.

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07/04/2016

Iran has great potential

The end of the ice age

The frozen economic relations with Iran are beginning to thaw. The easing of sanctions is providing optimism in the economy.

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