Systema-Transport Planning & Engineering Consultants is a consulting firm based in Athens, Greece, which focuses on transport planning and management. The company employs a team of experienced and highly skilled transport professionals and has a wide network of long term external collaborators of other specialities, which are mobilised according to the specific needs of each project. The main goal of the company is to provide high quality professional services on transport planning and transport systems design and management, working close to each client. Ever since founded (1997), Systema has been very active in the international transport market and has been recognized within Europe as a successful and dynamic consultancy firm. Systema has offered professional services in many countries world-wide: Serbia, BiH, Montenegro, Albania, Bulgaria, Rumania, FYROM, Azerbaijan, Hungary, Cyprus, as well as all Western and Northern European countries.
As an example, Systema is providing transport planning, modelling and traffic forecasting services for the pre-feasibility study of the road Merdare-Nis, connecting Serbia and Kosovo. As regard to regional and neighbouring issues, Systema was also involved in the EU funded “TEN-Connect” project which focused on the analysis of the existing Trans-European Network for Transport (TENT-T), as part of the process of developing the forthcoming EU Transport policy from 2010 and onwards. Its consulting role was to analyse the existing and future traffic flows, to identify major axes, the internal market characteristics and access to neighbouring countries. In 2013, the company was awarded the REBIS study (“South East Europe: Updating of the Regional Balkans Study) for the World Bank, a reference study for the Balkans area.
Systema in a consortium led by Egis has been awarded the National Transport Master Plan for the Republic of Turkey, a project financed by the European Commission, a budget of 8.15 million EUR and duration of 25 months.
Systema is also a member in the consortia awarded the IPF5 and the CONNECTA, significant technical assistance projects in the Western Balkans area. With regards to sustainable urban transport, the company, in co-operation with the Municipalities in the Kotor Bay area (Kotor, Tivat, Herceg Novi) and the Royal Capital of Cetinje, elaborated a poly-centric Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (Poly-SUMP) for the region, for UNDP Montenegro.
Systema has also developed a Strategy for Integration of Bulgarian Railway Infrastructure into the European Intermodal Transport Network, providing assistance for the effective implementation of the objectives of EC’s White Paper “European transport policy for 2010: time to decide” and of the “Programme for Development of the Transport Infrastructure of the Republic of Bulgaria and National Development Plan for the years 2000 – 2006” and proposing the development of a freight villages and intermodal centers network.
Technical Support was also provided to the Port Authority of Igoumenitsa for the implementation of the project Adriatic Motorways of the Seas (“ADRIAMOS”) and the development of the Freight Village, based on the development of a 4-step transport model including road, rail and maritime links for the Adriatic-Ionian area.