Tripling of today’s intermodal volume possible Logistics companies showed great interest in DUK’s dialog event in Dörpen at the end of September. The central theme of the event was the desire to shift road transports to environmentally friendly rail combined with the further expansion of the existing intermodal service offering from the Dörpen transshipment terminal. Sufficient potential available According to a study by KombiConsult, the necessary transport volume for a transport expansion is given. In a survey, managers of industrial and logistics companies in the Emsland region and neighboring counties indicated that around 33,000 truck shipments per year could be considered for a shift to rail. This would mean a tripling of the current volume. However, this would have to take into account a large dispersion in the national and international relations as well as an imbalance of traffic in shipping and receiving. In addition to Ludwigshafen, Munich and numerous…