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Intermodal transport: decision parameters and hidden advantages

Intermodal transport: decision parameters and hidden advantages

Diversifying transport solutions, also considering the intermodal option where appropriate, is a strategy that can prove to be truly successful. There are at least five good reasons to consider this alternative to road transport in the decision-making phase.
How to choose the right mode of transport for your shipment?

How to choose the right mode of transport for your shipment?

Each commodity is, in its own way, particular and has characteristics that determine specific needs. Choosing the most appropriate and efficient way to transport them is not obvious: let us explore together what are the discriminating factors that allows for the right choice
Advantages and disadvantages of the various modes of transporting goods

Advantages and disadvantages of the various modes of transporting goods

Each mode of transport has its own characteristics and peculiarities, useful to consider when choosing it for the shipment of your goods. Which transport vehicle is the most suitable and why? Which mode allows you to reduce the impact of logistics activities on the environment? Let us compare the different available options.
Blind spot: a danger to be aware of

Blind spot: a danger to be aware of

Blind spot areas are a deeply felt and debated topic in the world of transport. Especially in cities, commercial vehicles turning right pose a great danger to pedestrians and cyclists. Let's find out about new European Directives and new technologies that aim at guaranteeing better safety for all road users.
Road safety in Europe

Road safety in Europe: ADAS mandatory on all vehicles from 2022

Although according to international statistics, European roads are among the safest in the world, resigning to having a number of victims other than 0 is simply unacceptable. The European Union has therefore developed an ambitious program to completely eliminate the number of road deaths by 2050.
IT security

Logistics cannot be separated from IT security

And not just logistics of course: today, companies in almost every sector base their business on connected digital tools, intrinsically exposed to malicious attacks that could interrupt operations and even cause serious economic damage. We therefore share the practices adopted by FERCAM on the Cybersecurity front, easily applicable to any business reality
Gender equality in logistics

Gender equality in logistics, are we still far from the finish line?

Transportation and logistics: is it still a man's job? Statistics show that although it is perceived that way by some, the sector is slowly seeing the gender gap close. In order to continue to pursue the path of equity, it is necessary to intervene at a cultural level, building a new, more truthful image of our profession
The Brenner border restrictions contradict European Rights

The Brenner border restrictions contradict European Rights

Tyrol is pursuing a policy of restrictions that aims to systematically limit heavy goods traffic in transit, while Tyrolean traffic to and from the area is largely exempt from the measures. An advisory legal opinion commissioned by the Bozen Chamber of Commerce examined the extent to which the new driving ban is compatible with European law.
The United Kingdom's exit from the Single Market: a soft agreement

The United Kingdom's exit from the Single Market: a soft agreement

Christmas provided us with an understanding on Brexit, but what does it change in practice for business operators? And for ordinary citizens, are there any implications? With this analysis we aim to answer in detail the most common questions regarding the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Community.
Alternative traction: LNG is the viable green choice

Alternative traction: LNG is the viable green choice

The transport sector still has a way to go to improve its environmental impact. However, the trend is positive and is supported by the increasingly widespread use of less polluting alternative fuels, among which the most concrete option to date is LNG. For many years, FERCAM has been at the centre of this innovation, which continues to proceed at a rapid pace.
drivers that will impact the supply chains

3 drivers of change that will impact the future of supply chains

What can we expect for the logistics tomorrow? What outcomes of the emergency experienced in 2020 will have significant repercussions? Which trends should we pay attention to? With Maurizio Vioni, Director of FERCAM’s Logistics Division we analyze 3 central elements and their consequences on the logistics dimension
bio gas wipptal

Biogas: heavy transport with organic fuel is already a reality

Producing LNG from renewable organic sources, as in the Biogas Wipptal plant, means transforming a waste product into the opportunity to bring the road transport sector closer to objectives of greater ecological sustainability right away
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