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Industry seeking a Nordic transport plan

Industry seeking a Nordic transport plan

News   •   Oct 08, 2015 16:41 BST

Establish a Nordic transport plan. That was the clear message from the sector during Wednesday’s key seminar at Elmia Future Transport, Industry’s Vision for Better Transport in the Nordic Region. “The national transport plans only extend as far as the borders – and barely that,” said Are Kjensli, Director of NHO Logistics and Transport.

Siyuan wants to speed up the process

Siyuan wants to speed up the process

News   •   Oct 07, 2015 14:44 BST

​The process is far too slow. This is according to Yu Xing, Chief Engineer at Siyuan’s International Business department – and he is of course talking about high-speed tracks in Sweden. “We could build them in five years,” he says.

Passenger focus increasingly important

Passenger focus increasingly important

News   •   Oct 07, 2015 14:15 BST

​Buses, routes and keeping to a tight timetable have always been the main priorities. But during the seminar entitled Who owns the relationship with the passenger?, the focus was firmly on the customer. - Once we’ve expanded public transport as far as possible, the industry is quite widely agreed that the next step is customer orientation,” said Henrik Dagnäs, Head of Marketing at Nobina.

Key seminars broadcast live

Key seminars broadcast live

News   •   Oct 07, 2015 14:06 BST

This year, Elmia is broadcasting its key seminars live online for anyone who can’t be in Jönköping.

Greater opportunities with internationalisation

Greater opportunities with internationalisation

News   •   Oct 05, 2015 11:01 BST

Will there be more business opportunities? Is the degree of innovation increasing? And what benefit can the Nordic construction industry draw from the increasing internationalisation? These questions will be answered during Elmia Nordic Road at the key seminar Nordic Civil Works in an International Perspective.

Tramways gaining ground in Nordic region

Tramways gaining ground in Nordic region

News   •   Oct 05, 2015 10:49 BST

Tramways are the way forward for urban transport. Finland, Denmark and Norway are already far advanced with new projects – but Sweden is lagging behind. Tomorrow, the Nordic experts will be gathering at Elmia Nordic Rail to discuss the unique potential that tramways offer for city transport.