First E-Highway

Sweden starts Project for Trucks The trolley system has been existing for a long time – for buses in cities. Now Sweden has started an overhead contact line for trucks …

New Container Weight Regulations

From July 1, 2016 shippers need to obey new container weight verification rules. In November 2014, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted mandatory amendments to the International Convention for the …

“European Transportation 2050”

– the EU Initiative Developing a Roadmap to European Transport in the next decades 100 years ago, transport of people and freight meant moving humans and objects from point A …

Start of a new era

– self-driving trucks mark a technological benchmark for the future of transport On May 5th, 2015, a world premiere took place: The first official license was granted for an autonomous …

A new port for Myanmar

– infrastructure of superlatives The Myanmar government plans to build the biggest harbour in South-East-Asia. It is planned to build  the 58-billion-US $ port with the help of foreign investors. …

The New Silk Road

– a Chinese vision for a link to Europe Up to the Middle Ages, the Silk Road was one of the main trade routes to connect East Asia and Europe. …

Minimum Wage Law update

– Registration Form now available! In October 2014, we already informed you about the essence of the mandatory new German Minimum Wage Law (“Mindestlohngesetz), and about the new new rules …

The new minimum wage law in Germany

From January 1st 2015 on a new law will apply in Germany: The law of minimum wages “Mindestlohngesetz – MiLoG”. While before and with few exceptions, trade unions and employers’ …

Reduce Carbon Emissions

From the beginning, the Polygon Total Freight Efficiency-Concept “TFE” has focused on  finding synergies between cost reduction, quality improvement and environmental protection. In the past couple of years the carbon …