Load factors declined for road freight transport and inland shipping, and increased for air freight transport. The fact that load factors are generally under 50 % (by weight), and that some freight transport companies achieve much higher load factors than others in the same sector suggests that load factors can be improved.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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