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Have you prepared for Brexit?

Have you prepared for Brexit? If not, then you are not alone. Carousel Logistics have carried out a survey on Brexit readiness. It reveals that 50% of manufacturers in Britain and Germany have not yet begun to prepare their supply chains for Brexit. What to prepare for The industry is still waiting for an [...]

2018-09-10T09:49:26+00:00September 10th, 2018|Road transport|

21st Century Silk Road under construction

The 21st Century Silk Road is under construction from China to Europe. Unlike the ancient silk road made of caravans of camels, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is an ambitious effort to improve regional cooperation and connectivity on a trans-continental scale. The Belt and Road Initiative The BRI is set to link China [...]

2018-09-10T09:15:28+00:00September 10th, 2018|Rail transport, Road transport, Seafreight|

No road tax on hybrid trucks

Germany is introducing an increase in toll rates and conversion of toll classes as from 21 January 2019 All hybrid trucks to be free from tax The federal government have now confirmed that all hybrid trucks are to be free from road tax. Originally, only hybrid trucks with a minimum electrical range of 40 [...]

2018-08-27T11:34:59+00:00August 27th, 2018|Road transport|

Expansion of the rive Elbe

Despite large protests from environmental groups, permissions for the expansions of the Rive Elbe are almost in place. The permission delays have cost the Port of Hamburg its number one place among European commercial ports Making the Port of Hamburg more competitive The plan is to deepen the Elbe passage from the current 12.5 [...]

2018-08-27T11:07:10+00:00August 27th, 2018|Seafreight|

Golden week in China

China is celebrating its National Day on the 1st of October with large activities being planned nationwide. Chinese workers are given seven days off for the period 1-7 October, and many offices are closed. The holiday is called the "Golden Week". Shipping lines, airlines and rail companies cancel their departures from China during Golden [...]

2018-08-27T10:55:21+00:00August 27th, 2018|Air freight, Rail transport, Seafreight|

France is pushing for rail transport of goods

Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne recently emphasized the push from road to rail at the inauguration of the first urban multimodal terminal Chapelle International in Paris. Logistics is a key factor in French domestic economy. It accounts for 10 percent of the gross domestic product with 1.8 million employees. On some days, in Paris alone one [...]

2018-07-19T11:25:42+00:00July 19th, 2018|Rail transport|

German road tax increase on 1 July 2018

You can expect logistics costs for road transport to, from and through Germany to increase by 1 July of this year. The reason for the cost rise, is an increase in the number of roads being subject to road tax. Currently 15,000 kilometers of federal roads are taxed. With the change, a total of [...]

2018-06-14T16:10:34+00:00June 14th, 2018|Road transport|