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The 2023 shipping company barometer published - after a difficult 2023, shipping companies anticipate better


The results of the 2023 barometer clearly show intensified inflation and the resulting increased interest rate, as well as other international and Finnish economic slowdowns. After two positive years, the barometer for 2023 is clearly negative as a whole. For the year 2024, the barometer, on the other hand, expects a positive development. The annual shipping industry barometer was prepared by the research group of the University of Turku School of Economics under the leadership of assistant professor Tomi Solakivi.

Turku School of Economics is developing transport solutions speeding up the green transition


Turku School of Economics (TSE) at the University of Turku has launched a two-year research project aimed at developing green transportation concepts to support the green transition. In the GreenConnect project, potential emission reduction measures in door-to-door transports, including maritime transportation, are examined, carbon dioxide emission calculation models and accuracy are improved, and business potential for green competitive advantage is investigated.

Research at Operations and Supply Chain Management

Key research areas of the O & SCM unit include:
•    Performance and logistics costs
•    Maritime economics
•    Trade and Transport Facilitation
•    Purchasing and supply management
•    Sustainable supply chain management