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ESC to Bulc: open up Europe

The European Shippers’ Council (ESC) spoke with European Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc, yesterday, about creating a level playing field for shippers and taking down trade barriers within the European Union.

The ESC told Bulc that its member companies should be able to take maximum advantage of the internal European market. Untill this day, the European market has remained restricted on matters like the weight and dimension of lorries, the hiring of personnel in other Member States and national differences in the implementation of European taxation such as VAT and excise duties that enhance the compliance costs for shippers.

Nik Delmeire, Secretary General of the ESC, presented Bulc with the ESC’s main goals it wants the new European Commission to focus on:

This article was posted on January 30th, 2015 by Nik Delmeire under News