There are growing concerns among manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers about the long term threats of a concentrated container liner shipping industry through alliances, the European Shippers’ Council (ESC) says.
A delegation of the newly formed Global Shippers Association (GSA) presented the first ever Shippers’ Panel at an Intermodal Fair, at Intermodal Asia in Shanghai, placing shippers center stage. (more…)
The European Shippers’ Council (ESC), the Asian Shippers Association (ASA) and the American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI) today signed a memorandum of understanding underlining their cooperation in the field of air freight, maritime transport and trade facilitation.
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.