As Ukraine moves to realign trade, its transport and logistics become a major focus, and a major concern. Roads are decrepit; airports lack capacity and rail is outdated. Ports are improving, but still require substantial work to be competitive. Intermodal bottlenecks remain chronic. Safety records are dismal.
Mar 24 2014 at 02:49 PM | Intermodal News | International Trade
Poland’s geography and robust logistic sector make it key to transportation between eastern and western Europe. The logistics industry in Poland is booming and the next challenge is how to move up the value chain.
Prior to the new Crimean “war” it was assumed Russia would be an anchor tenant in Ukraine’s trading portfolio, adding in the Asia and the West as hedge bets. Almost overnight Ukraine’s economic (and political) direction has changed westward with implications yet to be assessed.