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In the last two decades, many western European textiles and clothing companies have moved their manufacturing activities to low-cost countries in Eastern Europe or to non-European countries (e.g. India, China), resulting in a decline in sectoral employment. This report examines the main factors...
This report aims to provide an overview of the factors influencing the location strategies of companies within the European transport sector, including a description of different internal and external expansion strategies chosen by companies. The literature on location decisions of transport...
Almost eight million people are employed in the transport and logistics sector, representing about 5% of total employment. Working conditions for the workforce and demand for their competencies will be influenced by political, economic, environmental, sociodemographic and technological changes...
The Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands is the largest port in Europe, with transport and logistics companies from all over the world choosing to locate in Rotterdam. This is due to the port’s extensive size and easy access to western and eastern European countries. The port is also linked to...
Over the last number of years, the German airline Air Berlin has experienced impressive double-digit growth rates measured by the increased number of passengers and revenue. Consequently, Air Berlin is now the second largest airline in Germany after Lufthansa, and the third largest low-fares...
Samskip is an international company, which offers transport and logistics services by land, sea and air. Samskip has shown an impressive growth rate over the past 15 years and after a tough turnaround in 1993 the company has expanded to become one of Europe’s largest container transport...
The Polish State Railways (Polskie Koleje Państwowe, PKP) Group is composed of the dominant railway operators in Poland and is the biggest Polish employer. The PKP Group was established in 2001 as a result of the restructuring of the former state-owned railway company in Poland.