The Belt and Road Initiative: Rail Service between Europe and Asia

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Have you ever considered changing your traditional mode of transportation? Now is the time to utilize all modes of transportation in the most efficient way possible. As reported by OSW studies , China determined that rail service between western China, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Europe would best serve the unique needs of these manufacturers. Every mode of transportation comes with pros and cons. Cargo insurance. Global Transportation Intermodal

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The Silk Railway: freight train from China pulls up in Madrid

Global Trade Management

En route it passed through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany and France before arriving at the Abroñigal freight terminal in Madrid. It consisted of 30 containers carrying 1,400 tonnes of cargo – mostly toys, stationery and other items for sale over Christmas across Europe. However, the cargo had to be transferred three times during the journey as a result of incompatible rail gauges.

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Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

The survey of more than 500 global logistics executives is part of the 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, an annual snapshot of industry sentiment and ranking of the world’s 50 leading emerging markets by size, infrastructure, transport connections and business climate. . The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

They have good transport and trade links not only with the BRIC countries, but with North America and the EU. All of these factors point to much greater near term investment by logistics services providers in terms of development of distribution centres, and air/road/sea freight cargo facilities along with the establishment of local partnerships and regional networks, particularly where trade restrictions prevent direct investment or operations by foreign companies.

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