Land Transport

Road vs rail? Green logistics on Alpbach agenda

Land Transport - 2021-09-08

The Alpach Forum invited IRU to outline the road transport sector’s vision for green logistics in a session on decarbonising freight transport at the renowned annual Austrian even...

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German strikes continue despite DB’s court effort

Land Transport - 2021-09-07

German railway drivers continue their strike until at least 7 September...

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UK rail freight can answer the truck driver crisis

Land Transport - 2021-09-03

Railfreight operators say they have the solution to Britain’s long-term truck driver shortage...

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GLEC Project Highlights the Importance of Improving Logistics-Related GHG Emission Calculations Through Optimising Data Access and Exchange

Land Transport - 2021-09-01

Over 120 multinationals are now using the GLEC Framework to calculate and report logistics emissions across the multi-modal supply chain...

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Women and young people can help solve the HGV driver shortage

Land Transport - 2021-09-01

With a shortage of more than 400,000 Heavy Goods Vehicle drivers across Europe, adding them to the UK’s essential workers list will not necessarily bring in an influx of what the Road Haulage As...

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Commercial vehicle industry calls for decarbonisation plans before bans

Land Transport - 2021-08-31

New analysis reveals that, due to lack of clear diesel replacement technology, just 0...

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Driver shortage impacts road freight market

Land Transport - 2021-08-30

On 24 August, Transport Intelligence published a research paper on European driver shortages, which assesses the scale of the ongoing structural issues restricting the supply of drivers acro...

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Rail freight recovers from another German railway strike

Land Transport - 2021-08-30

The strike of the German Train Drivers’ Union GDL has ended...

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Austria’s Chamber of Commerce criticises call for HGV tolls on all roads

Land Transport - 2021-08-27

Franz Schnabl, Vice-Governor of Lower Austria, wants to see Heavy Goods Vehicle tolls expanded to all of Austria's roads to prevent trucks using alternative routes to dodge motorway tolls...

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Union officer wants UK to follow EU country’s lead on lorry driver salary negotiations

Land Transport - 2021-08-26

The National Officer of the Unite Trade Union says that the UK should follow the Netherlands in having a collective bargaining agreement between industry and union groups...

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Italy and Austria test translation tool for cross-border trains

Land Transport - 2021-08-24

The Translate4Rail project has reached a milestone on the border between Italy and Austria...

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German train drivers on strike again, no solution in sight

Land Transport - 2021-08-24

The warnings of the union of German locomotive drivers for a strike extension became real...

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Transport Representatives Lobby Hard for Government Steps to End the Driver Shortage

Land Transport - 2021-08-24

The paucity of skilled commercial vehicle drivers which is currently blighting the country has produced a flurry of action from the trade associations representing the haulage and logistics sectors, k...

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Driver shortage crisis: grant 10,000 temporary visas to EU workers, says Logistics UK

Land Transport - 2021-08-23

Government must prioritise the granting of 10,000 temporary work visas to encourage EU drivers to return to support the UK’s supply chain, according to business group Logistics UK...

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City of Berlin agrees to cut 2030 emissions by 70 percent

Land Transport - 2021-08-23

The city of Berlin has significantly stepped up its climate ambitions...

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UIC: Fit for 55 plan the right moment to increase support for rail

Land Transport - 2021-08-20

According to the International Railway Organisation (UIC), the Fit for 55 plan, with which the European Union aims to achieve a 55% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, is a good reason to a...

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France clarifies rules on cross-border road transport

Land Transport - 2021-08-19

France will start enforcing a European rule that limits cross-border traffic within the EU to 40t on 1 January 2022...

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UK’s hydrogen economy plan includes up £183m for transport decarbonisation

Land Transport - 2021-08-17

The UK government has launched on 17 August its plan for a “world-leading hydrogen economy...

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Italy: industry calls for more work permits for foreign lorry drivers

Land Transport - 2021-08-16

The Italian logistics industry has called on the government to increase the work permit quota for foreigners so as to lessen driver shortage...

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Heavy cabotage checks in July in Germany

Land Transport - 2021-08-16

In July, the German Federal Office for Goods Transport (Bundesamt für Güterverkehr - BAG) carried out further controls to check compliance with drivers hours' rules and cabotage regulati...

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