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Newsletters | 04 November 2022
TEMPORARY CRISIS FRAMEWORK PROLONGED & AMENDED
On 28 October, the European Commission adopted an amendment to the State aid Temporary Crisis Framework to enable Member States to continue to use the flexibility foreseen under State aid rules to support the economy in the context of Russia's war against Ukraine.
Newsletters | 04 November 2022
CLECAT REPRESENTS FORWARDERS AT IATA ICS2 EVENT
Earlier this week, CLECAT was invited to represent the freight forwarding industry at the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) 2023 PLACI Compliance Requirements Session in Geneva. CLECAT presented freight forwarders’ preparations and concerns regarding the new EU Import Control System 2.0 (ICS2), as well as global Pre-Loading Advance Cargo Information (PLACI) programmes.
Newsletters | 04 November 2022
ELP WEBINAR ON LACK OF SKILLED WORKFORCE IN THE LOGISTICS SECTOR
The European Logistics Platform is organising a webinar entitled “Lack of Skilled Workforce in the Logistics Sector: how to overcome shortages and attract talent?” which will take place on Wednesday 16 November from 10:00 to 11:15 CET. Topics for discussion will include attracting workforce to the profession, barriers to entry, automation, professional training requirements, as well as attracting women to the logistics profession.
Newsletters | 28 October 2022
CLECAT Newsletter 2022/33
News | 28 October 2022
CLECAT Newsletter 2022/33
Newsletters | 28 October 2022
TRANSPORT COMMMITTEE VOTES ON ITS DIRECTIVE
On 26 October, Members of the European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism (TRAN) Committee voted on new intelligent road transport systems rules to boost digitalisation in the transport sector, to better connect different mobility apps, and to ensure wider data sharing. Intelligent transport systems (ITS) apply information and communication technologies, such as, journey planner or eCall, to make mobility safer, more efficient and comfortable.
Newsletters | 28 October 2022
COMMISSION APPROVES €22.5 MILLION DUTCH SCHEME TO ENCOURAGE MODAL SHIFT
The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a €22.5 million Dutch scheme to encourage freight transport to shift from road to inland waterways and rail. Under the scheme, which will run until the end of January 2026, the aid will take the form of non-refundable grants to shippers and logistics operators to reward them for the reduction in external costs (such as pollution, noise, congestion and accidents) achieved by using inland waterways and rail instead of road transport.
Newsletters | 28 October 2022
TRAN COMMITTEE ENDORSES ROAD FREIGHT AGREEMENTS WITH UKRAINE AND MOLDOVA
Earlier this week, the EP’s Transport and Tourism (TRAN) Committee unanimously approved two separate agreements with Ukraine and Moldova to temporarily facilitate road freight transport between the EU and the two countries. The road transport agreements would replace existing bilateral transport agreements and ease cross-border transport of goods.
Newsletters | 28 October 2022
CLECAT WELCOMES AGREEMENT ON CO2 STANDARDS FOR VANS
On 27 October, the European Parliament and Council reached an agreement on stricter CO2 emission performance standards for new cars and vans. All new light-duty vehicles would be zero-emission as of 2035.
Newsletters | 28 October 2022
COUNCIL ADOPTS EU SINGLE WINDOW FOR CUSTOMS
On 24 October, the Council adopted the regulation setting up the single window environment for customs. The new rules aim to set the appropriate conditions for digital collaboration between customs and partner competent authorities.