Choosing the Bologna Freight Village
means relying on an all-inclusive solution.
It is one of the most important logistic platform in Europe. It is positioned in a strategic location. It has been designed and organized to meet fully all company requirements. It relies on innovative services to provide added value.
The Hub consists of 4 million square meters, of which 665 thousand are occupied by railway and intermodal facilities and 600 thousand by warehouses. It is located in an area that is extremely strategic for the flow of goods, as it is positioned between corridor 3 (Mediterranean), Trans-European corridors 5 (Helsinki-LaValletta) and 1 (Baltic –Adriatic seas). It is designed according to the most recent urbanistic criteria to facilitate logistics, movement of goods, work of operators and environmental sustainability.
Fully fenced area, 45 surveillance cameras in strategic points, access gate equipped with INTERPASS technology, video surveillance system for inbound and outbound vehicles to the Freight Village, a fast response security office that can intervene effectively when needed.
The Bologna Freight Village ensures a total and constant quality of provided services in its infrastructure, with the added security of certification. Furthermore, the company routinely carries out customer satisfaction surveys for its services, to identify potential areas that can be enhanced and developed.
The Freight Village is entirely wired, it provides advanced ICT services and all warehouses are linked together in an optic cable network that enables: data transmission, access to community data banks, access to information, mails services, centralization of security services, theft and fire prevention system, entrance / exit control with INTERPASS technology.
The Freight Village team includes professions that can provide advanced consultancy services: city and reverse logistics as well as planning and commercialization of sustainable transport solutions, to name a few. Furthermore, the natural inclination of the Hub towards innovation has led to the creation of the “Consorzio IB Innovation” (Bologna Freight Village Innovation Consortium). This special unit is part of several research projects both in Italy and internationally, with the aim of identifying transport solutions with high added value: www.ibinnovation.eu.
> 30 hectares of forest have been planted and transferred to the Bentivoglio municipality
> 300,000 square meters of internal green areas
> 120,000 square meters of warehouse surfaces installed with sun panels
> 3 noise proof barriers (total length 2 km) and sound absorbent asphalt
> Fast and effective treatment of hazardous materials spillage.
> Collection and monitoring of rainwater through a water pump system
> 4 free-to-use recharge stations for electric cars.
> LED lighting in the entire area