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It’s success that counts:
How the SPC paves new ways

Whether you contemplate bulk cargo, whole factories or first-class domestic appliances, a huge amount of modes of goods are predestined for waterborne transportation. And in many cases short sea shipping and inland waterway transports are the crucial factor in European supply chains. The question is, how could road and rail be perfectly interlinked to the waterway system?

Let us present you some extraordinary examples.

Düngemittel / Salzproduktion

Successfully handled: shift potential for K+S

A considerable amount of K+S' transport in Europe is still handled by HGV. In order to develop its environmentally friendly logistics, the producer would like to examine the feasibility of shifting this road haulage. » more

Automibilindustrie

Accurate timing: Tenneco’s multi-modal plans

To ensure that operations on its own conveyor belts and its customers’ assembly lines continue smoothly around the clock, Tenneco Automotive relies on HGVs that can be deployed flexibly. » more

Baustoffindustrie

Far-sighted thinking: SPC reviews Knauf operations

In order to enhance the economic efficiency and environmental acceptability of its freight operations, the globally operating manufacturer of construction materials would like to have selected existing routes reviewed to determine whether there is any further potential for added value. » more

Forstwirtschaft

A friend in need: NRW relies on the SPC strategy

In January 2007, Kyrill left 12 million cubic metres of windthrow in its wake in NRW. According to estimates by the forestry administration of the state of NRW, 1,000 timber carriers would have had to make up to three trips every day until the end of the year to remove the trees. » more

Elektronikindustrie

BSH GmbH: Vessels replace mega trucks

Previously, BSH had relied on road transport to supply the UK market with domestic appliances. Every day, numerous mega trailers made the journey from the production sites in Southwestern Germany to its main UK warehouse in Milton Keynes – more and more frequently got stuck in traffic jams. » more

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