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 “Only Rail Freight can now reduce CO2 emissions significantely in transport sector”

Once again, the German transport sector failed to achieve its climate targets. Ministry of Transportation now has to define an action plan to meet the targets in future. Read more…

shift2030 kicks off initiative for saving energy in transportation

shift2030 kicks off an initiative for saving energy in the transport sector. Therefore, a website www.time2shift.eu has been launched which shall serve as an entry point for shippers and carriers to learn about shifting their cargo to energy-saving rail. Read more…

“We can´t afford anymore ’radiators on wheels’ for long distance freight transportation “

Rethinking in freight transport needed / Valuable crude oil shall not be wasted anymore / Rail freight is five times more efficient than diesel trucks / shift2030 calls for ad hoc initiative by industry and politics

Berlin, March 2022 Not often has crude oil been as precious as now and its supply was long time not being such a challenge that we are facing today. At the same time, prices at the pump are rising to incredible heights.  Experts fear fuel prices of up to three euros per liter.

Taking this into account, one can be found more than surprised that this valuable raw material is used in large quantities for long-distance freight transport with trucks, whilst up to 60% of the energy input simply escapes unused as waste heat, Read more…

MATCH 2 RAIL supports shipper in shifting freight to climate-friendly rail

Go-live of innovative IT platform / ‘Virtual Trains’ create additional demand 

Berlin, September 2021 The ongoing failure in achieving the EU defined climate targets for the transport sector has reached the attention of shipper and Logistics Service Provider (LSP) community, who must now strive to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The most effective way in doing so is by shifting goods transport from road to rail, as rail freight emits up to 80% less CO2 than diesel trucks. Read more…

shift2030 welcomes the European Year of Rail and urges to take action

The ambitious climate targets for 2030 can only be achieved if all parties concerned take rail freight into account. Politics has finally started to practice what they preach. Now it is key to convince those who decide day in and day out whether to ship by road or rail (or combined), i.e. freight forwarders and shippers. Read more…

shift2030 wants to vitalise rail freight

The recently founded non-profit organisation shift2030 brings together all parties who are willing to work on a modal shift. According to their motto ‘Time for Action(s)’, shift2030 wants to demonstrate how the competitiveness of rail freight can be improved and which innovations are to be introduced very soon. In doing so,  shippers and the transport industry shall be involved. Read more…

shift2030 wants to vitalise rail freight

The recently founded non-profit organisation shift2030 brings together all parties who are willing to work on a modal shift. According to their motto ‘Time for Action(s)’, shift2030 wants to demonstrate how the competitiveness of rail freight can be improved and which innovations are to be introduced very soon. In doing so,  shippers and the transport industry shall be involved. Read more…

Events

18Oct2022

GET2KNOW

Learn more about the initative shift2030 and how fresh ideas can vitalize rail freight

From 15:00 until 16:00

online (weblink will be shared prior to the event)

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