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Austrian Post Reports Stable Income in H1

Austria’s postal service provider reported a stable revenue of EUR 1.179 billion (USD 1.28 billion) (up 0.6 percent y/y) in H1 2015, while EBIT edged up 2.3 percent to EUR 96.5 million and the outlook for the whole year revenue hike remains also stable (12 percent).

August 6, 2015

Austria's Main Port Remains Port of Koper at the Adriatic Sea

Slovenia's sole maritime port remains the leading port for Austria as well, according to data from the specialised Austrian paper Verker. The Koper port commanded an estimated 30% of Austria's market in 2014. Port operator Luka Koper transshipped 5.95m tonnes of Austrian merchandise last year, up by 5.6% from the year before, according to Verker data carried on the Luka Koper website.

June 24, 2015

Logistics Companies Optimistic about the Future

The Austrian logistics branch is looking into the future with optimism. After the economic collapse in 2008 and the following years, since 2012 the situation has been improving. This has been observed also by the labour office (AMS) in form of growing demand.

June 8, 2015

Gebrüder Weiss Opens Three Branches in Moscow

Logistics Company Gebrüder Weiss is consolidating its network, and with the Russian location, will be closing a geographical gap between its branches in Europe and Asia.

January 13, 2015

New Post Logistics Center Opens in Upper Austria

Listed postal service provider Post AG has officially inaugurated the new logistics centre in Allhaming, Upper Austria. Built for EUR 50 million (USD 64 million) and used since the beginning of August instead of the centre located at the Linz main train station, it has been designed for daily up to 1.6 million letters and 100,000 packages. Some 650 employees work in the new post office near the motorway Westautobahn. Various political officials participated in the inauguration.

October 17, 2014

Transport & Logistics - DB Schenker Opens New Logistics Center in Belgrade

DB Schenker will be moving into a new logistics center near Belgrade/Serbia at the beginning of 2015. The center will offer customers the technology for specialized logistics solutions.

August 29, 2014

Austrian Export Award 2014 for Above-Average Export Commitment

As part of a festive gala evening in Vienna's Museumsquartier, the Austrian Export Prize 2014 has been awarded by the Federal Minister for Science, Research and Economics, Reinhold Mitterlehner, and the President of the Economic Chamber Austria (WKO) Christoph Leitl.

June 26, 2014

Transport & Logistics - DB Schenker to Expand its Operations in Croatia

Simultaneously with the accession of Croatia into the EU, and thus the abolition of customs borders between Croatia and the EU countries, Schenker positions itself on that market as a potential logistics partner.

September 3, 2013

Zagreb: In-depth Analysis of SEE Infrastructure Development Plans

Many countries of Southeast Europe are outlining ambitious infrastructure development plans within transport, social, energy and environmental projects.

June 1, 2013

Vienna: Infrastructure & Construction Summit Brings Together All Balkan Countries

Government ministers from Austria and various Balkan countries will be discussing infrastructure and construction in the region at a two-day summit in Vienna at the end of May.

April 30, 2013