BALO project will contribute to export targets by using railway transportation effectively: Ankara Chamber of Commerce (ATO) President Salih Bezci said that Büyük Anadolu Lojistik Organizasyonlar (BALO) AŞ is a system that will contribute to export targets by effectively using railway transportation, which has not been used efficiently until now.
The introductory meeting of BALO, which started to transport freight via railway, was held in the Ankara Chamber of Industry (ASO) 1st Organized Industrial Zone (OIZ).
Bezci, speaking at the meeting, stated that transportation of goods is the sine qua non of the transportation, the provinces that have the advantage of carriage is a step forward in exports, he added.
about 52 percent of Turkey's exports of marine products, 40 percent black, 7 percent of Bezci indicating that moved through the air, while the share of railways noted that about 1 percent.
sea for Turkey to reach its export target by 2023, about 65 billion euros that the investment should noteworthy Bezci the land and air transportation, "This field inevitably investments to be made to environmentally damaging means of increasing carbon emissions. However, rail transport is a low-carbon, economical and predictable timely transport system, "he said.
Bezci said that BALO is a system that will contribute to export targets by using the railway transportation, which has not been used efficiently until now. Stating that the product of Anatolia will be delivered to the logistics villages of Europe on time and safely thanks to the project, Bezci said, "The project will carry all the burden of the industrialist and exporter to the world".
Bezci stated that ATO has a 15 percent share in BALO company and emphasized that they can give 1 percent of it if requested by ASO 5st OIZ.
- "Our shipping costs will decrease with BALO"
ASO 1. OSB Chairman of the Board of Directors Ahmet Kaya, 245 production facilities in the region and about 30 thousand people were employed said.
Kaya stated that the actual export amount of the region is about 1,5 billion dollars, and that they are working hard to reach the targets of 2023. Kaya said that the biggest problem of the industrialists is the transportation of the goods to be exported, and that they should act together with all the stakeholders in order to solve this problem.
Kaya pointed out that in order to reach the export targets of 500 billion dollars, the exports made by railways should be increased to the level of 15 percent and said, “If we try to make 500 billion dollars export with TIR, approximately 10 thousand kilometers of truck queues are required. Accordingly, road and fuel are required. Therefore, railways are very important for the exporter. There have been important developments in railways in the last 4-5 years. High speed trains were put into operation. Alternative railways were built. "This shows that the necessary railway infrastructure will be built to reach our export target."
Stating that he believes that BALO will increase the export to be made by railways, Kaya pointed out that the project made its first voyage on September 8, and that the goods that were delivered in 15 days before were delivered in 5 days by BALO.
Kaya stated that, together with BALO, transportation costs will decrease by 30 percent compared to land transportation, and emphasized that this situation will increase the competitiveness in exports.
- "Our goal is to be the leader of Turkey's railway operator performs national and international transport"
Great Anatolia Logistics Organizations (BALO) Inc. She Here General Manager Hüseyin, prom Turkey Chambers and Stock Exchanges Union, 75 chambers of commerce, trade and industry chambers, trade exchange, 15 organized industrial zone, General Stores Turkish Inc. and International Transport and Logistics Service Providers He stated that it has a structure with 93 partners, including an association.
Here though, the target of industrialists to improve the competitiveness in international trade by lowering transport costs to support its entry into new markets and to ensure the permanence there, scheduled from all points to extend the railways rail transport in Turkey and said it was providing a regular basis.
Stating that the railroad should be revived for the increase of exports, so that the regions reached by the railway has been improved in every area.
"Our goal is to be the leader of Turkey's railway operator carrying out the national and international transport," he Here he gave information about the activities and systems of the ball.