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In good shape?

[In its Logistics Performance Index (LPI), the World Bank ranks 160 states according to different logistics criteria – including the “quality of trade and transport-related infrastructure”.

23. February 2017 / Reading time: ~ 1 Min.
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A tough challenge

[Results of the Freight Connections survey on the current state of global trade relations.

7. February 2017 / Reading time: ~ 0 Min.
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Gasping for air

[Europe’s big cities getting serious: Will diesels soon be banished from city centers?

2. February 2017 / Reading time: ~ 2 Min.
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Netherlands is worldchampion!

[DHL Global Connectedness Index shows: global connectedness increases continualy and Netherlands is the world’s most connected country

31. January 2017 / Reading time: ~ 2 Min.
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Don’t break the porcelain

[China wants to be recognized by the West as a market economy and hopes that this will lead to import facilitation. But Europe is not cooperating.

26. January 2017 / Reading time: ~ 1 Min.
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Talk is Golden

[By 2019, the European Union aims to create the conditions for communication between vehicles and traffic infrastructure and thus reduce congestion and accidents.

10. January 2017 / Reading time: ~ 1 Min.
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Back on common ground

[After a year working with different General Terms and Conditions, the logistics associations in Germany have once again agreed on a common set of rules for the transportation industry. It has been in place since the start of the year.

5. January 2017 / Reading time: ~ 1 Min.
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Alternatives from the filling pump

[To really push ahead with electricity, gas and hydrogen – that’s the goal of the German national strategic framework (NSR) for the construction of infrastructure for alternative fuels. Subsidies for heavy goods transport are also included. The Federal Cabinet adopted the NSR on 9 November 2016.

3. January 2017 / Reading time: ~ 1 Min.