Industry News

With RIO, you know what’s going on. Here you’ll find the latest trends and news from the logistics sector.

Digital waybill: Quicker, cheaper and paper-free

30/03/2021

One way of achieving seamless documentation of transport is a digital waybill. We would like to provide you with an overview of the current state of affairs. We will also illustrate the benefits that this innovative concept entails and how small customers can also make use of it.

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Transporting vaccines temperature-controlled

19/02/2021

Temperature-controlled pharmaceutical transportation has been a common talking point since the first coronavirus vaccine was developed. We have taken a look at this topic from a logistical perspective for you, and provided information on the legal background.

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Top 5 changes to be aware of in 2021

20/01/2021

The coronavirus pandemic and Brexit negotiations were the biggest issues affecting the transport of goods by road in 2020. However, looking beyond the developments in these areas, there was also a large amount of activity in politics and administration. In this overview, we aim to make you aware of five relevant changes that will be important from 2021.

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Financial support for the digitisation of SMEs

10/12/2020

With the IT investment programme "Digital Now", the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy has been supporting small and medium-sized enterprises since this year. Among other things, the purchase and leasing of hardware and software are funded. We present everything worth knowing for the new application round in 2021.

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It all comes down to a clever mixture

05/11/2020

No single mode of transport can do everything. Yet together, they can achieve a lot. The same applies to the ambitious goals of the European Green Deal to lower greenhouse gas emissions. To achieve this, intelligent linking of modes is indispensable. Just as is the integration of the most state-of-the-art IT solutions.

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Competition or coopetition?

25/02/2020

That is the question. Should logistics companies continue competing against each other, or is there a form of collaboration between two companies that helps both sides? In this article we have outlined the concept of “coopetition” for you and provided some helpful tips on how to get started with it.

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New regulations in transportation

29/01/2020

New year – new regulations. Right in time for the start of the new year, new sector-based driving bans have made trip planning difficult for freight forwarders. We have summarised the most important details.

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