24 July 2008
CLECAT Freight Forwarders' Conference 2008
1958-2008 CLECAT Freight Forwarders’ Conference 50th Anniversary 3rd December 2008 Headquarters of the World Customs Organisation ( Brussels ) THEMES Infrastructure & externalities: old and new concerns for EU transport & logistics & EU paperless Customs: the latest step in the 40 years' path towards a Customs union
06 June 2008
AMRIE Conference, 5-6 June 2008
On 5 June 2008, CLECAT spoke at the AMRIE (Alliance of Maritime Regional Interests in Europe)  conference on the theme "Maritime Logistics: The Future for Transport and the Regions". See CLECAT speech: European Logistics Policy - the Maritime Dimension
20 May 2008
European Maritime Day
On 19th May, CLECAT participated in the first European Maritime Day stakeholder conference and gave a joint presentation together with other active members of the Maritime Industries Forum. MIF Presentation
18 February 2008
EIM Conference, 13 February 2008
On 13th February 2008, the European Rail Infrastructure Managers Organisation held its annual conference on the theme "En-route to rail sustainability". CLECAT was represented by its Secretary General Mr. Rogge, who presented CLECAT's views on the issue of internalisation of external costs. Internalisation of external costs (EIM Conference)
28 November 2007
CLECAT Freight Forwarders' Conference 2007
  Freight Forwarders’ Conference Tuesday 27 November 2007 Brussels Diamant Conference Centre     Over 100 delegates attended CLECAT Freight Forwarders' Conference in order to listen to and participate in discussions on the theme: Sustainable Logistics: an environment for better business Jean-Claude Delen  CLECAT President President opening address Morning session Sustainable logistics: no panacea but a helpful hand in addressing the problems of congestion and insufficient infrastructure Gordon Wright (IRU) moderator Dirk Sterckx Member of the European Parliament Summary speech Mr. Sterckx Inés Ayala-Sender Member of the European Parliament Summary speech Ms. Ayala Sender Matthias Ruete Director-General, DG TREN Summary speech Mr. Ruete ******************** Afternoon session Sustainanility in logistics networks: what is the work ahead to achieve sustainable logistics in the EU transport policy? What help is to be expected from ICT and simplification? Are logistic service providers the operational Single Window for EU trade? John Edwards (IATA) Moderator Jack Short  Secretary General, International Transport Forum Presentation Mr Short Manuel Medina Ortega Member of the European Parliament Summary speech Mr. Medina Ortega Jan-Eric Sundgren Sr. Vice-President Global Public Affairs, Volvo Presentation Mr Sundgren Erica Kronhöffer Director Sustainable Affairs, Green Cargo AB Presentation Ms Kronhöffer Frank Machiels Group Logistics Manager, Smurfit Kappa Group Presentation Mr Machiels
06 June 2007
ESPO Conference, 31 May - 1 June, Algeciras
CLECAT attended the annual conference of ESPO (European Sea Ports Organisation) which coincided with the closure of the Commission's consultation on a future EU seaport policy. The conference included 3 consultation sessions to wich CLECAT contributed: - Sustainable develoment of seaports and hinterland connections - Strengthening the performance of seaports as intermodal nodal points - Ensuring transparency and fair competition in and between seaports CLECAT statements
24 April 2007
Logistics and Port Policy
CLECAT Director General Mr. Marco Leonardo Sorgetti attended the 5th Commission workshop on future EU port policy on the 19th and 20th of April in Naples. Mr. Sorgetti gave a presentation at the workshop entitled "Logistics and Port Policy". CLECAT Presentation
08 February 2007
CLECAT statement at EC workshop on intermodal loading units
CLECAT statement at the European Commission's workshop on the progression of the intermodal loading unit concept, held on February 7th 2007 in Brussels.CLECAT Statement ILU
19 December 2006
CLECAT address to European Parliament hearing on Freight Transport Logistics
CLECAT Director General Marco Leonardo Sorgetti today addressed the European Parliament Transport Committee's hearing on the European Commission Communication on Freight Transport Logistics. Please find below a link to the speech given by Mr. Sorgetti:CLECAT Speech
07 December 2006
Mobility in the EU: what place for rail?
CLECAT address at the European Commission's stakeholders' conference on:"Mobility in the European Union: what place for rail?"CLECAT address