2011 Outlook for Europe’s Logistics Industry Favours Multimodal Transport
May 9, 2011. Rising oil prices, slow economic recovery and demand for more sustainable modes of transport are driving logistics players to consider multimodal transportation. Schenker, for example, has started its 'Trans-Siberian' rail experiment connecting China and Germany by rail. The European Commission is also in favor of multimodal transport in its "Roadmap to a Single European Transport Area "“ Towards a competitive and resource efficient transport system" report. What else can industry executives do to out-survive their competitions?