Euro Rastpark Becomes International Through Cooperation With OTRA
News - February 01, 2023
With over 2,000 truck parking spaces along the motorway, the 18 Euro Rastpark areas in Germany are an indispensable part of the German transport infrastructure. Our parking lots are video-monitored, mostly fenced in, brightly lit and offer drivers the necessary peace and security away from the noisy motorway. Trained staff is available to provide advice and assistance if necessary.
In 2019, the Euro Rastpark Group gave the go-ahead for the nationwide unique truck parking space reservation system “truck2park”. Since May 2019, we have been offering trucking companies and truck drivers the opportunity to book parking spaces in advance via the “truck2park” portal or app. The first approx. 100 reservable parking spaces are located at the Euro Restparks in Himmelkron, Waldlaubersheim, Eichenzell, Hohenwarsleben, Crailsheim/Satteldorf, and Regensburg-Ost. Further locations will be connected shortly.
The Euro Rastpark Group has cooperated with the Belgian parking space reservation portal OTRA since 2022. Like us, OTRA also aims to offer services in the transport sector, which benefit both carriers and drivers.
In principle, OTRA has set itself the goal of building a network with cooperation agreements to make high-quality, safe parking spaces with good infrastructure bookable throughout Europe and thus to advance the digitization of truck traffic. This objective is achieved through the approach of linking drivers, forwarders and parking facilities in real-time and thus being able to guarantee compliance with driving and rest times.
Thanks to this cooperation, it is now possible for national and international forwarding companies to plan the relevant routes for their drivers in detail and to ensure in advance that not only reserved parking space is guaranteed, but also clean showers and sanitary facilities, a 24-hour service shop, home-style gastronomy, and a social environment, as is standard at all Euro Rastparks.
The OTRA reservation portal is not only aimed at forwarding companies, individual drivers can also use the OTRA app to select a Euro Rastpark for their rest break in advance and then reserve a parking space there. As a result, the driver can be on the road longer and, above all, more relaxed during the day and look forward to a delicious dinner with colleagues.
Euro Rastpark GmbH & Co. KG
OTRA Solutions BV
Euro Rastpark wird durch Kooperation mit OTRA international
Mit über 2.000 LKW-Stellplätzen entlang der Autobahnen sind die 18 Euro Rastparks in Deutschland ein unverzichtbarer Bestandteil der deutschen Verkehrsinfrastruktur. Unsere Parkplätze sind Videoüberwacht, zumeist eingezäunt, hell ausgeleuchtet und bieten den Fahrern die notwendige Ruhe und Sicherheit abseits der lauten Autobahn. Personal ist rund um die Uhr vor Ort und steht im Bedarfsfall mit Rat und Tat zur Seite
Die Euro Rastpark Gruppe gab 2019 den Startschuss zum bundesweit einzigartigen LKW-Parkplatz-Reservierungssystem „truck2park“. Seit Mai 2019 bieten wir Speditionen und LKW-Fahrern die Möglichkeit, Parkplätze über das Portal oder die App von „truck2park“ im Voraus zu buchen. Die ersten ca. 100 reservierbaren Parkplätze befinden sich an den Euro Rastparks Himmelkron, Waldlaubersheim, Eichenzell, Hohenwarsleben, Crailsheim/Satteldorf und Regensburg-Ost. In der kommenden Zeit werden weitere Standorte angeschlossen.
Seit 2022 kooperiert die Euro Rastpark Gruppe nun mit dem belgischem Parkplatz-Reservierungsportal OTRA. Wie wir verfolgt OTRA ebenfalls das Ziel, allgemein den Serviceleistungen im Transportsektor anzubieten, die sowohl Spediteuren als auch Fahrern zu Gute kommen.
Grundsätzlich hat sich OTRA zum Ziel gemacht, mit Kooperationsvereinbarungen ein Netzwerk aufzubauen, um europaweit hochwertige, sichere und mit guter Infrastruktur ausgerüstete Parkplätze buchbar zu machen und so die Digitalisierung des LKW Verkehrs voranzutreiben. Erreicht wird diese Zielsetzung durch den Ansatz, Fahrer, Speditionen und Parkanlagen in Echtzeit miteinander zu verknüpfen und somit die Einhaltung der Lenk- und Ruhezeiten gewährleisten zu können.
Durch diese Kooperation ist es nun möglich, dass nationale und internationale Speditionsunternehmen für ihre Fahrer die entsprechenden Routen im Detail planen und dabei bereits im Vorfeld sicherstellen können, dass nicht nur ein reservierter Parkplatz zur Verfügung steht, sondern auch saubere Duschen und Sanitäranlagen, ein 24 Stunden-Shop, eine gutbürgerliche Gastronomie und ein soziales Umfeld, wie es an allen Euro Rastparks Standard ist, genutzt werden können.
Das Reservierungsportal von OTRA zielt nicht nur auf Speditionsunternehmen ab, auch die einzelnen Fahrer können via der OTRA-App für ihre Ruhepause einen Euro Rastpark im Vorfeld auswählen und bei diesem dann einen Parkplatz reservieren. Folglich kann der Fahrer länger und vor allem entspannter während des Tages unterwegs sein und sich auf sein leckeres Abendessen mit Kolleginnen und Kollegen freuen.
Euro Rastpark GmbH & Co. KG
OTRA Solutions BV
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