The latest developments in railway freight transport, the European-Asian Railway Forum, where transport systems infrastructure, security and integration issues were put on the agenda, were held in Prague on 12-15 March.
The forum was organized with the title of Çalışma Dialogue between Railways and Customers forum and UTİKAD Board Member and Railway Working Group President Hacer Uyarlar, representing the Turkish transportation and logistics sector, attended the forum.
OSJD (Co-operation Organization of the Railways Cooperation of the Czech Republic), UIC (Railways International Association) and the forum organized by JERID -OLTIS. 18 supported the international organization.
The European-Asian forum focused on railway border crossings, simplification of e-procedures, new rail systems and corridors in Europe and Asia, East-West links, and rail transport development perspective.
Transportation, shipment tracking, extraordinary shipments, tariff and price formation, rail freight transport, modern logistics solutions, intermodality dissemination, support for international cooperation, cross-border trade and customs, e-commerce, railway freight competition in the market, combined and container transport between railways and cooperation, "green transportation" topics were discussed in the forum, incentives, infrastructure, security and legislation should be reviewed in order to develop international projects.
In his speech at the forum, Hacer Uyarlar, who gave information to the participants on Turkish rail transport, made the following evaluations about the forum which is one of the most comprehensive organizations in the field of European-Asian international railway transportation. Gün Participants from Russian to Mongolia, from Ukraine to Korea with the participation of representatives from many countries and countries have observed that they are closely interested in Turkish railway transportation. 3 during the day-long meetings, the developments in railway transportation with Turkish transportation and logistics sector and liberalization we had the opportunity to share the process. Industry representatives, the most important gateway to work with the Turkish rail transport and infrastructure for intermodal transport between Europe and Asia, Turkey Marmaray, they want to be informed about major projects such as the BALO. The trade volume created by transport corridors such as the Viking Train, Silk Wind and TRACECA makes our country even more important for foreigners. Especially, the solutions that will be put forward for the use of common documents will make the transportation uninterrupted and facilitate the transit. UTIKAD, Turkey's intense our efforts at becoming a party to the agreement on the joint document continues within the TRACECA working groups. "
International Transport and Logistics Service Producers Association (UTİKAD), founded in 1986; As one of the most important non-governmental organizations of logistics sector in Turkey and internationally by land, air, sea, rail, combined transport and logistics services company which are gathered under the same roof. UTİKAD, as well as its services to its members, is the largest non-governmental organization of the logistics sector.
Federation (FIATA) Turkey has undertaken the representation and represent our country in the FIAT Board. She is also an observer member of the European Association of Transport Affairs, the Association for Transport, Logistics and Customs Services (CLECAT) and founding member of the Federation of Logistics Providers Associations of the Organization of Economic Cooperation (ECOLPAF).
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