As increased border controls by several EU Member States threaten the internal market, a hearing was organized to discuss the impact of the refugee crisis on the transport sector.
The growth of e-commerce in Europe has led to an increase in smaller and profitable shipments by using belly cargo in narrow body aircraft more efficiently.
The European Shippers’ Council (ESC) has asked European Commissioner Vestager for Competition to completely abolish the system of price arrangements by maritime container carriers.
A judgement of the German Federal Administrative Court (Bundesverwaltungsgericht, 11/11/2015) confirmed the decision of the German Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) to grant shippers, who use railway undertakings to transport their goods, the right to conclude contracts on the transfer of goods at railway terminals.
Commitment for capacity development in trade logistics from key partners in Sierra Leone, Guinee and Liberia was established during a visit to the countries by EVO-Fenedex, STC NESTRA and PBLQ last month.
From the 22nd until the 25th of March SITL Europe will take place in Paris. This international week of transport and logistics brings together innovative products and services.
As the Commission wants to close the case of the General Rate Increase (GRI), ESC seeks input from members on this issue.