The WAGENER & HERBST Management Consultants GmbH, Potsdam-based logistics consultancy WAGENER & HERBST Management Consultants GmbH, was commissioned by the Joint Land Planning Department of Berlin and Brandenburg within the framework of the EU-funded project to provide technical and economic opportunities for the shift of freight transport from road to rail and the integration of transport modes in multimodal transport chains in the Scandria® corridor project Ilotech.
For this, innovative technology concepts for the loading of non-craneable loading units were analyzed: CargoBeamer, MegaSwing, Mobiler, ISU, Flexiwaggon etc. The study showed that the use of these concepts to reduce logistics costs and to ensure sustainable mobility and the achievement of environmental objectives Carbon footprint). In addition, these concepts open up new perspectives for various locations in Berlin and Brandenburg and strengthen the position of the region as a hub in the Scandinavian — Adriatic corridor.
The results of the study were presented to a broad group of potential users in autumn 2012 during the specific events (workshops and conferences). The final version of the report published in May 2013 can be obtained free of charge upon request with the keyword “Ilotech Report” under info [at] wagener-herbst.com.