Air freight this year again strongest grower in German freight transport
This year air freight will again be the strongest grower in freight transport from, to and in Germany. The air freight volumes will rise by 2.5%. This is apparent from forecasts of traffic and transport growth that Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt has announced. According to him, road transport may count on growth of 2%. For other modes of transport the growth predictions are more modest. Rail transport will grow by 1.5%, inland navigation by 1.2%. According to Dobrindt passenger and freight transport will profit from economic growth and low fuel prices. This year the German gross domestic product will rise by 1.5%. For the coming years up until 2018 the growth percentage is expected to be 1.4%.
Source: Nieuwsblad Transport, Folkert Nicolai