When the sea routes taken ports in Turkey, it requires an infrastructure and hardware investments. There are important problems of ports in terms of railway and road connections. The port prices in the country are quite affordable compared to the European Union ports. However, the warehouse, in-port services and other costs arising from time-consuming imports prevent companies from benefiting from this surplus.
The importers and exporters who prefer seawater cannot receive qualified service due to the waiting costs at the ports, as well as the costs incurred by the terminal, handling and succession. In addition, fees related to document supply and customs procedures are incurred.
In the TÜSİAD report, it is expected that the technical facilities will be strengthened and investments will be made in the name of temporary warehouses. It encourages the creation of incentives for the railway and highway connections of the ports. Transparency in the cost of goods coming by sea; It is foreseen to eliminate variations in ordino or inspection fees.
INFRASTRUCTURE AND CAR PARK MODERNIZED IN THE RAILWAY
Turkey's railway infrastructure and car parking spaces in the need to modernize. Firms engaged in transportation by rail sometimes face problems due to non-compliance with the timetable, frequent line closure changes, and lack of wagons on the route at the desired time. Again, due to infrastructure, vehicle and logistics services, the multimodal connections of the railways are insufficient. For him, the expense and time advantage cannot be found.
Shipping companies; demands the implementation of railway network, truck park, port connections and other investments. It aims at a liberal and competitive structure in railways. For this, he finds it useful that the General Railway Framework Draft Draft and TCDD Draft Law become law.
Source: News 50