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Belgian Shippers’ Council organises a logistics hackathon

This article was posted on September 10th, 2018 by under Uncategorized

For the first time, shippers will organise a Logistics Hackathon and it will be led by OTM, the Belgian Shippers’ Council. OTM is a member of ESC which keeps innovation high on the agenda.

This logistics hackathon will focus on 5 challenges, one of which is War for Trucks – lots of transport capacity and efficiency remain unused due to losses during the journey. (more…)

Tackling Brexit uncertainty & supply chain resilience

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Shippers and logistics operators all over Europe and globally are spending time and money analysing the possible consequences of Brexit: congestion at ports, impact on transshipment operations, and new barriers to trade. Contingency plans can be made, but each one is very time-consuming to develop, and in the current climate of uncertainty there could be many scenarios that need to be considered.

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5th Rail Freight Day

This article was posted on September 9th, 2018 by under Uncategorized

The fifth EU Rail Freight Day will take place on Thursday, 6 December 2018, 9h – 17h, in Vienna, Austria. The event will be organised by the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, European Commission, and RailNetEurope. (more…)

Transport Virtual Info Day

This article was posted on August 20th, 2018 by under Uncategorized

The European Commission is organising a Transport Virtual Info Day on 23 October, 2018. The event will cover 2019 calls for funding, an overview of the application and evaluation process, and tips for writing a good proposal. (more…)

Transport for Future

This article was posted on January 29th, 2018 by under Uncategorized

The event is organised by ESC in collaboration with the Spanish Shippers’ Council and will involve discussions on Mobility Package. Speakers from the European Commission and the European Parliament will be invited. More information will be available in due time.