LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURES
The Emilia-Romagna region is a bridge: it is at the crossroads of the communication routes connecting Northern Europe with Adriatic and Mediterranean countries. The regional logistics system for handling freight is one of the most advanced in Italy, a major road and railway junction between Northern and Central-Southern Italy.
Access to markets:
- 1st Italian region for export per capita (2021)
- Export-oriented - Exports (72.4 billion euros in 2021) much higher than imports (42.5 billion euros)
- Main countries for export in 2021 are: USA, Germany, France, Spain, UK, China, Poland, Japan, Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, …
The following map shows just the main regional infrastructures.
Crosses the region from southeast to northwest and is surrounded by a high concentration of businesses and logistics hubs.
3 STRATEGIC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS
The intercontinental “Guglielmo Marconi” Airport of Bologna (the region’s main air transport hub), “Federico Fellini” Airport of Rimini, “Giuseppe Verdi” Airport of Parma.
MAIN FREIGHT VILLAGES
Interporto Bologna and Parma CEPIM. Main Freight Terminals: Piacenza, Dinazzano, (RE), Rubiera (RE), Marzaglia (Modena), Villa Selva (Forlì), Ravenna.
HIGH-SPEED TRAINS CONNECT THE REGION WITH MAJOR ITALIAN CITIES
From Bologna to: Turin - 2:19h, Milan - 1:04h, Florence - 0:37h, Rome - 2:03h, Naples - 3:25h. Main rail companies are Trenitalia, ItaloTreno and Ferrovie Emilia-Romagna.
SOME SPECIALIZED PRODUCTION AND PROVINCES
Data in 2019
tons of cargo traffic
of national trade with Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea (excl. coal and oil products)
Leader for fruit and vegetable distribution in Italy
The area includes FICO,
the world’s largest food park
Includes the main regional transport and logistic actors and aims to develop collaborative activities and to promote the Emilia-Romagna Region’s system of intermodal platforms on the national and international stage.