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News | 13 June 2018
Industry Urges European Parliament to Support TRAN Mandate on the Mobility Package
The under-signed represent the shippers, freight forwarders and express carriers whose customers strongly depend on an effective, seamless and reliable road transport sector in Europe. New rules on road freight transport now under review in Council and Parliament need to be simple, uniform, clear and easily enforceable, so that they facilitate transport operations, protect the workers employed in this industry and ensure a fair competitive environment.
News | 05 June 2018
Transport and logistics sector welcomes EP TRAN's decision to keep international drivers out of posting regime
Transport and logistics sector welcomes the adoption by the TRAN Committee of the amendment exempting drivers engaging in international road transport operations from any posting regime, and urges all MEPs as well as the Council to follow suit and confirm as soon as possible that international road transport activities cannot made subject to posting of workers rules.
News | 04 June 2018
Industry urges EP Transport experts to keep international drivers out of posting regime
EP TRAN'S LAST CHANCE TO SAVE THE INTERNAL MARKET FOR TRANSPORT
Press releases | 18 May 2018
CLECAT Welcomes Proposal on HDV CO2 Standards which will Boost Efficient Logistics in Europe
CLECAT welcomes the proposed Regulation on CO2 emission performance standards for new heavy-duty vehicles, published by the European Commission on 17 May as part of the third Mobility Package. The Commission proposal would set emissions targets for heavy-duty vehicles based on a two-phased approach, namely 15% by 2025 and 30% by 2030, compared to 2019.
Press releases | 18 May 2018
CLECAT welcomes step towards Paperless Transport
CLECAT has welcomed the third Mobility Package including two important legislative initiatives which will create a digital environment for information exchange in transport, benefiting both the business community and the authorities. The Commission is proposing to establish a fully digital environment for information exchange in freight transport, replacing paper transport documents, which will facilitate digital information flows for logistic operations.
News | 14 May 2018
Industry Urges EP Transport Experts to Keep International Drivers out of Posting Regime
YES to enforceability & the EU Internal Market – NO to the EMPL vote
News | 27 April 2018
Final CORE Event - The Supply Chain Unchained
ESC and CLECAT held a successful final CORE event in Brussels on 11 April 2018. Shippers, freight forwarders, transport providers, and authorities came together to demonstrate the tangible outcomes of the CORE project and how these can positively impact the future in delivering trusted and transparent supply chains.
News | 20 March 2018
Call on the European Parliament to Maintain EU Single Market for Road Transport
The under-signed represent logistics service providers, freight forwarders and express carriers whose customers strongly depend on an effective, seamless and reliable road transport sector in Europe. Rules need to be simple, uniform, clear and easily enforceable, so that they facilitate transport operations, protect the workers employed in this industry and ensure a fair competitive environment.
News | 20 March 2018
No Change to Weekly Rest Without Appropriate Parking Infrastructure
A prohibition of regular weekly rest and reduced weekly rest in the vehicle will seriously disrupt international road freight transport at a time when the lack of suitable secure parking and rest facilities in the EU is a serious challenge, creating safety risks fore the drivers and the goods. This is the opinion of a group of key European industry stakeholders representing logistics service providers, freight forwarders and express carriers.
News | 16 March 2018
Joint Position Paper on Maritime Single Window
Together with the European Associations of the Private Port Companies and Terminals, Sea Ports, Ship Brokers and Agents, Port Community Systems and the Shippers, CLECAT published their position paper on the Ship Reporting Formalities Directive (RFD), also known as the Maritime Single Window initiative.