ESC invites actors in the transport field to participate in a research on cooperation between competitors (coopetition).(more…)
In April 2019, the European Commission published the Roadmap on Connected and Automated Transport: Road, Rail and Waterborne as part of its Strategic Transport Research and Innovation Agenda (STRIA).(more…)
The CO2 emissions of new trucks and other heavy commercial vehicles must be reduced. By 2025 by 15 percent, and by 2030 the CO2 emissions of heavy trucks should be 30 percent lower than in 2019.(more…)
European Shippers’ Council welcomes the agreement of the Asian Shippers’ Alliance (ASA) to contribute to the review process of the Block Exemption Regulation, to battle against sharply increasing shipping costs, and to encourage the improvement of liners’ performance.
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A Brexit seminar took place during the Logistics Dialogue in Vienna.(more…)
Shippers’ and forwarders’ associations commit to accelerating logistics emissions footprinting and reduction
Given the increasing urgency to step up decarbonisation efforts in the logistics sector, European shippers and freight forwarders are committed to logistics emissions footprinting and reduction. ESC and CLECAT stand for a universal methodology to calculate emissions from logistics operations, provided by the GLEC Framework, and support upgrading it into an ISO standard. However, this should remain a voluntary initiative led by the industry.(more…)
According to the third annual shipper satisfaction survey of Drewry and the European Shippers’ Council (ESC), the level of satisfaction concerning container carriers among exporters, importers, and freight forwarders falls marginally.(more…)