Small inland terminals lose traffic to large European hubs 12/03/19

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Source: https://www.railfreight.com/intermodal/2019/03/12/small-inland-terminals-lose-traffic-to-large-european-hubs

 

Small inland terminals lose traffic to large European hubs

Published on 12-03-2019 at 11:35

While some European hubs are growing in terms of freight traffic volumes, this leads to the marginalisation of some smaller, inland terminals. Truckers rather opt for the larger terminals with a high frequency of train connections. The logistics product of the smaller terminal is just not attractive enough, explained Onno de Jong, Consultant Transport & Infrastructure at Ecorys, a research and consultancy firm.

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