Load factors for freight transport

Indicator Fact Sheet
Prod-ID: IND-118-en
Also known as: TERM 030
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Assessment made on  01 Jan 2002

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DPSIR: Driving force


Indicator codes
  • TERM 030

Policy issue:  Load vehicles more efficiently


Key assessment

The loading efficiency of road freight transport improved slightly in some, but has remained relatively stable or worsened in most Member States. Rail transport loading efficiency improved in 10 Member States but worsened in others. Air freight transport got more efficient in most Member States, though no improvements can be observed since 1994.

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