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#Transport4Cohesion Position paper

Stakeholder consultation It is now possible to actively contribute to the stakeholder consultations. Interreg MED Within 30th June 2020 Interreg Central Europe Within 24th June 2020 Endorse the Paper now HERE Add here your successful story Table of contents Policy Paper Recommendations Endorsements Success stories Supporting the transport Policy Objective for the European Territorial Cooperation Programming Period 2021-2027 #Transport4Cohesion This position paper represents the point of view of an enlarged transport community composed by Institutions, Networks, Nodes and Research Organizations, which actively participated to European Projects co-funded by the European… Read More »#Transport4Cohesion Position paper

The INTERMODAL GREEN ALLIANCE – FOSTERING NODES

Journal of Open ENLoCC, the European Network of Logistics Competence CentersIssue 2020-1, Article 08 Freight transport in and via urban nodes is growing rapidly and needs to be planned and developed in a coordinated manner in order to make it sustainable and efficient. Terminals and ports often have difficulties coping with the rapidly growing volume of traffic and directing these volumes to sustainable modes of transport because capacities are limited by planning requirements, communication problems between various actors and interest groups. A lack of coordination, especially when joining the TEN-T… Read More »The INTERMODAL GREEN ALLIANCE – FOSTERING NODES

InterGreen – Nodes – International best practices review on greening last mile

Journal of Open ENLoCC, the European Network of Logistics Competence CentersIssue 2020-1, Article 06 Inter-Green – Nodes describes a cross border research project which is funded by Interreg Central Europe 2014 – 2020. The consortium consists of 13 PPs from Germany, Italy, Hungary and Slovenia. The focus of the cooperation is to exploit the development potential of the Southern Scandria Corridor on a political, spatial and technical level in order to increase the efficiency of sustainability of transport systems. Inter-Green Nodes aims at developing green, intermodal, last mile freight transport… Read More »InterGreen – Nodes – International best practices review on greening last mile

COVID-19 and urban mobility

The transport consultancy PANTEIA and the University Roma Tre have issued a “rapid-response briefing” on “COVID-19 and urban mobility: impacts and perspectives”, on behalf of the Policy Department for Structural and Cohesion Policies in the Directorate-General for Internal Policies of the European Commission. It is among the first papers dealing with the COVID-19 crisis from the point of view of transport and logistics. While it is mainly about passenger traffic, there is a chapter about logistics. The briefing provides an overview on the state of play and trends of urban… Read More »COVID-19 and urban mobility

Baden-Württemberg logistics concept

Journal of Open ENLoCC, the European Network of Logistics Competence CentersIssue 2020-1, Article 05 The German state of Baden-Württemberg has issued a “logistics concept”. With its roughly 10 million inhabitants, the state is located in the Southwest of Germany. It includes much of the upper Rhine valley with its traffic axis, and also the Black Forest, as well as the heavily industrialized Stuttgart area. The logistics concept (“Güterverkehrskonzept”) is not a binding document, but it is bound to set the framework for government priorities in the years to come. The… Read More »Baden-Württemberg logistics concept

Unlocking a transport corridor in Gulf of Finland – potential for a new ferry line

Journal of Open ENLoCC, the European Network of Logistics Competence CentersIssue 2020-1, Article 04 By Reima Helminen / CMS Turku Open ENLoCC member CMS in Turku has taken part in a feasibility study on a new ferry line. The Gulf of Finland in the Baltic Sea is a hotspot of maritime transport. Besides extensive east-west traffic to Russian, Finnish and Estonian ports, there is an intense north-south ropax traffic between Helsinki and Tallinn which transported 377 000 trucks and semi-trailers in 2019. The volume has grown annually almost every year… Read More »Unlocking a transport corridor in Gulf of Finland – potential for a new ferry line

COVID-19: Conclusions for German transport policy – Scientists support Ministry of Transport

Journal of Open ENLoCC, the European Network of Logistics Competence CentersIssue 2020-1, Article 03 These days, the German Federal Ministry for Transport and Telecommunications has released a report “Conclusions for future transport policy based on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and its management”. The “Board of Academic Advisers to the Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure” wrote the study. The board is a body of about 20 renowned transport and logistics professors from Germany and Switzerland, and it regularly presents the ministry with its expertise. Right in the… Read More »COVID-19: Conclusions for German transport policy – Scientists support Ministry of Transport

Regionalmanagment NordHessen’s „Innovation Lab- Smart Logistics“: Innovative format for new ideas within regional logistics.

Journal of Open ENLoCC, the European Network of Logistics Competence CentersIssue 2020-1, Article 07 What does a small or medium- sized enterprise (SME) need in order to bring innovative ideas to the market? Large companies have their own research and development (R&D) departments that can operate and plan their processes with many specialized resources. Launching a new product is an automated process for large companies but a big challenge for small companies. In order to help overcoming some main obstacles for SMEs like consulting, market analysis and marketing all at… Read More »Regionalmanagment NordHessen’s „Innovation Lab- Smart Logistics“: Innovative format for new ideas within regional logistics.

ISTEN Local Action Plan portfolio

The ISTEN Interreg EU project aims at qualifying the Adriatic and Ionian Ports as strategic nodes and hubs for the ADRION Region by setting up strategies, a transnational cooperation network and a joint action plan to improve hinterland intermodal connections, pushing in particular rail freight flows and last mile connection to the TEN-T Corridors.ISTEN Project Consortium is led by Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria and involves ports from Italy, Croatia, Slovenia, Greece, and Montenegro as main Mediterranean gateways to the TEN-T and Motorway of the Sea, plus other research institutions… Read More »ISTEN Local Action Plan portfolio