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ERCI's Freight and Multimodal Logistics Taskforce

5th ERCI's Freight and Logistics Taskforce Seminar with ACE and Shift2Rail

20. July 2021
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Welcome and Introduction
- Dr. Ignasi Gomez-Belinchon, Railgrup
Improving Modal Shift to Rail.
Presentation of Shift2Rail's 2021 work plan | Update on ongoing projects
- Mr. Carlo Borghini. Executive Director of Shift2Rail

A view from the shipper: A efficiente multimodal logistics strategy, shifting to a rail-based multimodal approach
What are the Shipper's needs?
- Carlos Castán , President of Asociación de Cargadores de España
Interactive Discussion | AoB
Lutz Hübner


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Rail Systems Technology
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Join the ERCI Taskforce Freight and Multimodal Logistics seminar

Promoting and shifting to a freight multimodal approach is one of the main challenges towards the future. Join the ERCI Taskforce Freight and Multimodal Logistics in this seminar for a debate on current trends in multimodality with experts in the field.

In this edition, Mr. Carlo Borghini, Executive Director of the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking, will develop the topic “Freight Transport in Europe: Boosting a modal shift to rail’’.

Carlos Castán, President of Asociación de Cargadores de España, will present from the shipper’s perspective an efficient multimodal logistics strategy, shifting to a rail-based multimodal approach.

Practical information & Registration Details

  • The webinar will be held in English.

  • Participation is free of charge for members of ERCI partner clusters.

  • Non-members by invitation of ERCI partner clusters.

  • It will be conducted as a Live Video Conference via Microsoft Teams.

  • A specific link will be provided to all registered attendees one day before the event

  • Addressed to members of ERCI clusters and anyone invited on their behalf.

About ERCI

This seminar is organised by the European Railway Clusters Initiative (ERCI). ERCI comprises 16 research and innovation-oriented railway technology clusters, covering 17 countries. ERCI represents more than 1,500 SMEs and aims to promote innovation and the development of new business opportunities as a means to sustainably strengthen competitiveness within the European railway industry. ERCI promotes cooperation between industry and research, initiates innovation projects, organises B2B meetings and workshops. This also includes promoting visibility and networking at EU level.