Can politics and business align? Policy, transparency and logistics

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Politics and business can be intertwined in many ways but also conflicting. This is especially the case regarding foreign investments and possible influence by third countries in Europe, for example. The same applies to supply chain diversification policies pursued by states that might not appear financially beneficial for businesses. Is there a fine line between the two? The concept of geologistics might provide some insights in this sense. RailFreight.com interviewed Marie Krpata, research fellow at the study committee on Franco-German relations (Cerfa) and an expert on the topic.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is the Editorial Coordinator of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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Can politics and business align? Policy, transparency and logistics | RailFreight.com

Can politics and business align? Policy, transparency and logistics

Image: Shutterstock. MDart10

Politics and business can be intertwined in many ways but also conflicting. This is especially the case regarding foreign investments and possible influence by third countries in Europe, for example. The same applies to supply chain diversification policies pursued by states that might not appear financially beneficial for businesses. Is there a fine line between the two? The concept of geologistics might provide some insights in this sense. RailFreight.com interviewed Marie Krpata, research fellow at the study committee on Franco-German relations (Cerfa) and an expert on the topic.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is the Chief Editor of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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