ABOUT US

THE CORE OF
ITALIAN FREIGHT VILLAGES

UIR, the Trade Association that brings together Italian Freight villages, is born from the desire for cooperation and coordination among these entities, with the aim of promoting and developing intermodality.

The association’s objective is to inform, raise awareness, and engage with institutional, governmental, and legislative bodies, as well as economic operators in the sector and its members.

SERVICES

OUR STRENGHTS

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Smart development strategies

Smart development strategies

Environmentally-friendly modern infrastructures, transportation, and handling
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High level of security

High level of security

Effective information and operational capacity, encompassing both passive and active standards and procedures
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Extensive interoperability

Extensive interoperability

Nationwide coverage promoting co-modality
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Accessibility

Accessibility

Integration and connections with the Trans-European multimodal transport network TEN-T

BENEFITS

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INFORMATION AND DATA COLLECTION

Maintaining constant liaison with the confederal world to monitor and stimulate legislative action and activities aimed at improving the efficiency of the national logistics system. Conducting periodic surveys to support policymakers’ decisions with objective data.

IMAGE DEFENSE

To promote a ‘status’ for freight villages, reaffirming the strategic role of these infrastructures and fostering better harmonization across various levels of national, regional, and local policies, as well as enabling interventions in the infrastructure capacity for logistics operations.

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ASSISTANCE TO ASSOCIATES

Analyzing all regulatory and technical issues that may interfere with operators’ activities with dedicated professional teams to improve their framework or mitigate their effects, or simply facilitate a correct and uniform interpretation.

TRAINING

Actively participating in initiatives to animate and disseminate a new logistics culture where sustainability factors are in perfect balance with the development of highly specialized new professional profiles.

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CONVENTIONS

Conducting scouting actions to identify best practices to promote among associates and refine agreements to maximize economies of scale.

OURS FREIGHT VILLAGES NETWORK

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RAILWAY NETWORK MAP

The italian railway network enables close collaboration among national freight villages, fostering cooperation and efficiency for the benefit of businesses and consumers.

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Covered area

Over 1,500,000 square meters for logistics

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Cargo handled

65 million tons per year.

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Cargo trains

50,000 terminalized trains per year.

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Daily access

Over 25,000 transport vehicleswithin the interport network.

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TEN-T NETWORK

The Trans-European Transport Network connects the entire peninsula with continental routes, positioning Italy and its freight villages in a strategic and vital position within the goods distribution network.

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