ESC welcomes the findings of an analysis of the French Institute of International Transport Law (IDIT) on potential border crossing of 44-ton trucks between France and Belgium. For ESC, a more flexible approach to border crossing between neighbouring countries allowing 44 tons would be essential. (more…)
Japanese ocean carrier “K” Line has won the evofenedex Container Liner Shipping Award in 2017. It is the second time in the history (more…)
European Shippers’ Council in its Position Paper on Mobility Package stresses that clarity of legislation is a prerequisite for enforcement of the future European rules and that Mobility Package should contribute to the efficient and sustainable road transport and logistics in Europe. This should go hand in hand with creating a level playing field across Europe and avoiding market fragmentation. More about ESC position on the social dimension issues and road charges covered in the first part of the Mobility package can be read in the ESC Position Paper on Mobility Package, January 2018.
India and the Benelux have now reached an agreement on digital documents for, among others, food and vegetables. A pilot for the use of digital information will be conducted between the Indian and Dutch authorities. (more…)
CORE project through its research and demonstrations has created key tools to make global trade and logistics highly efficient and secure. The CORE business cases are focused on: (more…)
European Shippers’ Council welcomes The conclusions of the Council of the European Union on the importance of digitalisation for the European economy and competitiveness. ESC strongly supports the Council’s view on the continuation of the work of the Digital Transport and Logistics Forum. (more…)
Connecting business processes across stakeholders in a supply chain data pipeline is beneficial and at the same time safe and secure. But the transport part is to be fully integrated in these pipelines … and preferably soon! (more…)