Press releases

11 May 2007
CLECAT contribution to workshop on Logistics
CLECAT Director General Mr. Marco Leonardo Sorgetti attended a Commission workshop on logistics on the 8th of May 2007 and gave a brief address on CLECAT's position on this issue: Mr. Sorgetti's address
30 March 2007
EU NEEDS SOME FRESH AIR ON THE ROAD!
CLECAT Road Transport Committee of the European Transport & Logistics Institute (Road and Rail modes) takes a positive view on the issue of “modular concept” trucking across the EU. CLECAT Press Release
23 March 2007
Can Self Regulation Cut through the EU's Red Tape?
Friends of Europe have produced an excellent report on a debate they organised on the theme of the role self-regulation in cutting red tape in the EU. Mr. Marco Sorgetti participated in this debate on behalf of CLECAT and drew the attention of the participants  to CLECAT's propsoal for the European Accreditation of Customs Representatives. In the context of the better regulation agenda prioritised  by the European Commission, this debate raises some interesting points. Please find a link to the report below. Report on the debate
14 March 2007
Detect and avoid possible barriers to trade please!
CLECAT raises concerns on some provisions contained in the modernised customs code. The proposal might entail legal controversy and ineffective insurance coverage.CLECAT Press Release
08 February 2007
Enhancing security means enhancing bureaucracy and burdens on trade?
The proposal before the US congress to introduce 100% screening on all containers destined for the US is not supported by CLECAT and we welcome the opposition to this proposal that has been voiced by Commissioner Laslo Kovacs.CLECAT Press Release
21 December 2006
TRAN mini hearing on Freight Transport Logistics
On December 19th 2006, CLECAT participated in a mini hearing on freight transport logistics, organised by the European Parliament's Transport Committee. Following the hearing CLECAT issued the following press release:CLECAT Press release
18 December 2006
Europena Forwarder' Chronicle - Issue 2006/04
Content: CLECAT freight forwarders' conference European acceditation of customs representatives CLECAT contributions in the field of logistics Proposed repeal of regulation 4056/86: CLECAT position on European Commission's 'Issue Paper' CLECAT board elects its Vice-Presdent CLECAT participation in public events Chronicle 2006/04
18 December 2006
European Forwarder' Chronicle - Issue 2006/03
Content: Upcoming conference on the European accredidation of customs representatives CLECAT Freight Forwarders' Day, 30th November 2006 Proposed repeal of regulation 4056/86: CLECAT position on ELAA revised proposal CLECAT discussion paper on Commission's supply chain security proposal European accreditation of customs representatives: Developments in the European Parliament Chronicle 2006/03
06 December 2006
CLECAT Freight Forwarders Day
CLECAT held its annual freight forwarders conference on the 30th of November at the Marriot Hotel in Brussels. Please click on the link below to access the press release issued by CLECAT following the conference.Press Release
17 November 2006
CLECAT Freight Forwarders Conference 30th November 2006 Brussels
CLECAT is holding its annual Freight Forwarders Conference on the 30th of November in Brussels. Please find below a press release on the conference and the final programmeCLECAT Press ReleaseConference Programme