Developments in data analytics and blockchain can provide customs with efficient tools for their daily work and facilitate trade for shippers, as it was stressed by Yao-Hua Tan, Prof. Dr. from Delft University of Technology and the scientific coordinator of several EU projects in supply chain.(more…)
New legislation (“Plant Health Law”) impacting wood packaging material for imported goods will enter into force on the 14th of December 2019. Shippers are affected – if a violation takes place, it may lead to disruptions and delays in shippers’ supply chains.(more…)
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…)
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.
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…)
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…)
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.