How the transport sector can realize significant competitive advantages, shows a Brandenburg cooperative Beiersdorf-Freudenberg, September 21, 2009 – German carriers increasingly suffering from the economic crisis. The actions in the transport sector is basically for years to hear. High fixed costs and to labor in international comparison are called causal factors. Once in the past, smaller carriers had fired numerous employees, come now even the big industry increasingly under the wheels. The drastic increase of the tolls at the beginning of the year does the rest. Experts estimate the number of trucks parked on the farms to about 60,000, the leasing or loan rates must be satisfied of course continue.
Meanwhile, the air is thin also for companies who assert themselves so far in the market. But there are ways to realize significant competitive advantages. Membership in an energy cooperative, such as the energy cooperative Freudenberg is a way in Brandenburg shows: here are the companies their own diesel producers. The cooperative projects currently four plants will be extracting high-quality diesel fuel of brand CEHATROL from biogenic residual materials (preferably straw). This certified conventional biodiesel bio fuel that II generation is far superior and can be fueled in all truck easily without any conversion. A contractually bound service station network provides nationwide availability. Cooperative Board Member Frank Knauer offers a collaboration all enterprises with high fuel consumption: the highlight for us is undoubtedly the litre price: he is below the half of what is already required at gas stations.
Our Member trucking companies have the diesel price clause usual in the freight forwarding industry”Yes direct influence on their profit margin. “And so of course much more can earn than the competition.” The necessary for the cooperative principle bringing financial deposits startled some interested carriers in the past. Thus financed the cooperative finally operate of their production facilities. Here too, there is now a solution: potent investors demand up to 2/3 of zinslos(!) member deposits to finance. And who stretches his cooperative deposits interest received back after leaving about, for example, five years, can be accessed anyway cheap diesel from the first day to the. Those who are interested in the offer of the energy cooperative of Freudenberg, find detailed information on the Internet-portal.