Road feeder (RFS) firm Jan de Rijk Logistics has signed up to slot booking platform Trucking CDM as part of efforts to reduce waiting times at airports.

The RFS company said that the industry is under pressure to reduce costs but also achieve faster transit times between European airports, because much of the trucking operation is spent waiting at airports.

The Trucking CDM platform provides “transparency, predictability and a slot allocation planning mechanism between truckers and handlers”.

Stefan Pieters, manager of operations and development at Jan de Rijk, said: “Our biggest challenge boils down to the waiting hours spent at cargo handling facilities, caused by lack of communication and transparency.

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