Logistics challenges ahead

All industries have to stay on their toes to keep up with the changing environment, but the transportation industry seems to be in a particularly difficult spot. Confronted with digital transformation, rising customer expectations, new competitors and their innovative business models, not to mention...

Locked content Gdańsk to buy 46 new Mercedes-Benz Citaro buses

Polish transport company Gdańskie Autobusy i Tramwaje will buy 46 new buses Mercedes-Benz Citaro. The contract is for 26 long, 18 standard and two midibuses.  The deal value is about PLN 79.4 mln out of which PLN 9 mln will be co-financed  from the city budget. New buses will be delivered within 12 ...

Poland to develop transport connections with China – PM Szydło

Transport is an area of cooperation between Poland, Central and Eastern Europe and China that has some of the best prospects for growth, and the Polish government’s intends to develop it, said PM Beata Szydło at the inauguration of the 2nd Meeting between Transport Ministers and Business Forum 16+1....

Where roads meet 

A few years have passed since Amazon opened its first logistics centers in Poland, which cost a whopping PLN 3 billion. The e-commerce giant’s decision was not a one-off deal but it seems to have put Poland permanently on Europe’s logistics map 

Locked content Poland and Russia come to an agreement on transport permits

According to a report in Rzeczpospolita on Thursday, Russia and Poland have come to an agreement on the number of permits to be granted to carriers transiting through each other’s respective countries. A total of 190,000 new permits will be given in 2017, with Poland receiving 142,000, the report st...

Locked content Polski Bus looking to increase competitiveness

Due, in part, to an inability to attract as many customers as was hoped, Polski Bus announced this week that it would aim to become more competitive, according to a report in Gazeta Wyborcza. During the time the passenger bus service has operated in Poland, rail ridership on Polski Bus’s competitor ...

Locked content Poland facing transport driver shortage

As many as eight in ten Polish transport companies lack drivers from time to time, with 20 percent of these firms facing chronic shortages, according to a report by PwC. Mateusz Walewski, a spokesperson for PwC, indicated that the shortage is leading to some trucking companies having to refuse order...

Locked content EU allocates PLN 8 bln for transport projects in Poland

Today, in Warsaw, nine contracts were signed in relation to an EU financing program – The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), which provides support the development of high performing, sustainable and efficiently interconnected trans-European networks in the fields of transport, energy and digit...

Locked content Poland and Russia relaunch freight transport

Friday’s meeting of Russian and Polish infrastructure ministers resulted in a decision to issue 20,000 permits for both Polish and Russian freight carriers (10,000 each). Russian labor permit agreements in the cargo business with Poland officially expired on February 15, as a consequence Polis...

Locked content Polish transportation faces financial hardship

Last year, 41 transportation firms went bankrupt, an increase of 11 percent on a yearly basis. Experts claim that this year may be even worse for the sector, Puls Biznesu daily reported. Paweł Trębicki, general director at Raben Transport pointed out that the European Commission’s final decisi...