Logistics News with TELS GLOBAL

Cargo transportation from Germany: 2012 trend analysis

For many years Germany has remained the leading foreign trade partner to Russia. It greatly outpaced the EU countries in terms of import volumes to Russian Federation and is considered as one of the three major exporters from Russia

TELS has joined to UN Global Compact

TELS made another step in the development of its social policy. In October 2013 it joined to one of the largest UN initiatives – the Global Compact.

Europe cut import of certain commodity groups

In the first quarter of 2013 the total cargo turnover from the EU to the countries of the Customs Union by road transport has comprised 2 018,000 t. It is 10,6% less compared to the same period last year. According to the trading stock analysis, reduction in cargo turnover has been caused by shrinking oil product imports to the EU.

Poland is named “The China of Europe”

Today the economy of Poland is a unique phenomenon in the European Union. The country is often referred to as “The China of Europe”. Specialists of professional consultancy services “Ernst and Young” together with Oxford Economics Research Institute rated the Republic of Poland as one of the 25th local markets which will influence the world economy over the next decade.

Economic development forecast globally and in Eastern Europe in 2013 and 2014

EBRD forecast on economic development in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development published the quarterly economic development forecast for 2013 in Eastern Europe

The volume of sea transportations between EU countries and Ukraine is growing

For 7 months of 2013 the volume of sea transportations between Ukraine and EU countries increased by 2,85% in comparison with the same period last year and is equal to 12,7 million tons. 

On October 1, 2013 eco taxes come into effect in France

The environmental toll is collected from transport vehicles that move across the French taxable national and regional road network (15,000 km). The toll is due for all transport modes registered in France or abroad if the total permissible weight of a vehicle (or a trailed unit of combined transport vehicles) is higher than 3.5 tons.

Next TELS own fleet replenishment

TELS group road transport enterprise TELS CARGO obtained new batch of heavy-duty trucks on 12th of August 2013.

Modal split between railway and road transport

Different resources have recently informed that there is a tendency to deliver more cargoes by railway transport than by motor vehicles.  In order to check this information the Analytics Department of TELS Group of companies has examined the road and railway freight traffic activity between EU countries and the Russian Federation over a period of 4 months (January-February), 2012/2013 in terms of total cargo turnover and commodities groups.