News / Events

News

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…

Events

19Oct2021

GET2KNOW

Learn more about the new 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)

Find out more...