At the IATA World Cargo Symposium, the European Shippers’ Council (ESC) highlighted to the industry that they should start to communicate with their final customers, the shippers, regarding heir needs and wishes. E-freight and cloud or system to system data exchanges, should for example replace old fashioned paper-based processes. (more…)
The Latvian European Presidency aims for a general approach to the market pillar of the Fourth Railway Package (4RP) in the Transport Council in June. This became clear during the meeting of the Transport Council today.
Competition and sustainability of maritime shipping should be ensured, the European Shippers’ Council (ESC) argued during a Spanish conference on the future of shipping and coming changes.
Four years after the publication of the latest Transport White Paper, the rail sector confirms its support for the ambitious environmental and modal shift targets set by the European Commission in 2011 and calls on policy makers to take further steps to reach them.
The congestion in ports across the United States West Coast seem to be at an all-time high, European and American businesses argue.
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.
Together with the new European Commission, businesses across Europe want to work to ‘green’ their supply chain. Nik Delmeire, the newly appointed Secretary General of the European Shippers’ Council (ESC), said it is time for businesses to measure, monitor and reduce emissions by freight transport. (more…)