Transporting art in Austria
Dealing with art takes time – and money – for museums, galleries and art lovers. Now a new insurance policy is available in Austria for all parties involved to protect themselves against damages during the occasional transport of pieces of art.
Go-between for state and market
Changing the guard isn’t always a clean break – but Hans-Peter Hadorn’s succession is different. Since 2008 the director of the Port of Switzerland of many years standing has helped to create the organisation as we know it. The search for his successor focuses on the...
The price is never on ice
A new transport price index provided by LAE and DKV promises rapid and reliable predictions concerning the development of freight costs in Germany’s road haulage industry. The projections are based on huge data volumes.
From top to toe
The French line CMA CGM has introduced a Mediterranean service, improving connections between Turkey and southern Italy. Railway links to northern Italy will augment the calls. Options to and from Malta and Tunisia remain.
Securely packed, off to India
Cargo that needs special protection is provided with suitable packaging by the company Zaugg Emballeur. In spring it prepared a machine 8 m long for a demanding transport to India. Zaugg made sure that it took the customer’s requirements into account.
Half empty or half full?
How full are the planes now plying their trade across global skies really? To what extent have reactions to the outbreak of Covid-19 changed freight’s status in the industry? What next over the coming months? Here are a few answers.
Growing fleets for many players
Several Swiss transport firms have extended their fleets with models made by Renault Trucks. The lorries can be deployed in a multitude of tasks – as witnessed by their cargos of delicacies, general cargo or concrete.
Predecessor and successor
At the beginning of June Zeno D’Agostino, the president of Italy’s Port Network Authority of the Eastern Adriatic Sea, who has been in office since November 2016, was deposed. Mario Sommariva was appointed temporary managing commissioner in his place. In Trieste, the new (and...
Swiss Worldcargo further expands summer timetable
Swiss Worldcargo will expand its summer timetable until the end of October 2020. The cargo division of Swiss will add new destinations to its network in the coming weeks, connecting Switzerland to Canada once again with the launch of flights to Montreal, beginning 14 July....
On track to improve performance
Despite a sharp fall in transport volumes because of the corona crisis, the Swiss railfreight company SBB Cargo maintains its plans for restructuring and further development, said Désirée Baer, who assumed the position of CEO at SBB Cargo 100 days ago. Deploying various...