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Villach: Hub for goods from all over Europe

The L.I.T. AG opened a new subsidiary in Villach, Austria. The focus of the service offering will lie on jumbo transports.

Villach is located at the intersection of two major European transport axes. The company announced that their new subsidiary, established in past October, will act as designated hub for the flow of goods between Austria, Italy and Slovenia. The main goal is to attract international customers from the packaging and insulation industries, and furthermore the development of the jumbo transports market in Austria. In addition to that, the company stated that there is potential to attract professionals from abroad.


“Due to the proximity to the Logistics Center Austria South, the new location will develop as major distribution center for the rest of Europe, offering optimal connections to highways, railways, and ports”, says the newly appointed manager Marco della Pietra.


What is more, the contract volume has quadrupled since initiations of operations in Villach. The L.I.T. has been employed for almost all major industrial corporations in Austria. Based on internal data, the company is currently transhipping between 15 and 20 trucks per day. Throughout the following year the volume is expected to jump up to between 30 and 50 jumbo articulated-trains daily.


Quelle: Transport-Online (https://www.transport-online.de/node/17930)