Efficient and sustainable freight transport is essential to help deliver economic, social and environmental benefits to communities and businesses.

The project ‘Weastflows’ recognises the importance of developing an efficient freight network within North West Europe and aims to use ICT technologies to streamline supply chains.
The project aims to encourage a move towards more sustainable freight transport to address congestion issues while reducing the environmental impact of freight movements.

Weastflows aims to improve and enhance freight logistics in North West Europe (NWE) and encourage a move from an over reliance on road haulage to the more sustainable modes of rail, short-sea shipping and river transportation. This €9 million project is part-funded by the Interreg IVB NWE programme and involves 22 partners and 19 observers from countries including France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, the UK and China.

Weastflows is an Interreg IVB North West Europe (NWE) project funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) that aims to encourage a shift towards greener freight transport in the NWE region.

Facts & Figures

19 observers

22 partners

7  countries

Startdate: 31 Dec 2010
Enddate: 30 Dec 2012