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Press releases | 11 July 2018
CLECAT welcomes positive TRAN report on Combined Transport
The European Parliament’s Transport Committee adopted its report on the revision of the Combined Transport Directive on 10 July. CLECAT sees the adopted report as a largely positive document, based on a strong draft by rapporteur Daniela Aiuto MEP and pragmatic compromise amendments negotiated between the political groups.
Events | 09 July 2018
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Press releases | 04 July 2018
CLECAT Calls for New Efforts to Ensure Sensible, Balanced Legislation for Road Transport
CLECAT regrets that there was no majority for the TRAN compromise on the market and social issues which was the result of long and intense discussions in the TRAN Committee and with the sector.
News | 02 July 2018
Vote for TRAN Report
The vote on 4th July will be decisive in shaping the way in which international road transport will be performed within the EU. Therefore, the transport industry urges MEPs to exclude international transport from the rules on posting.
News | 28 June 2018
Mutual Declaration on Posting of Drivers
CLECAT and the transport industry across the EU urge decision-makers to exclude international transport from the scope of the Posting of Workers Directive
News | 13 June 2018
Industry Urges European Parliament to Support TRAN Mandate on the Mobility Package
The under-signed represent the shippers, freight forwarders and express carriers whose customers strongly depend on an effective, seamless and reliable road transport sector in Europe. New rules on road freight transport now under review in Council and Parliament need to be simple, uniform, clear and easily enforceable, so that they facilitate transport operations, protect the workers employed in this industry and ensure a fair competitive environment.
News | 05 June 2018
Transport and logistics sector welcomes EP TRAN's decision to keep international drivers out of posting regime
Transport and logistics sector welcomes the adoption by the TRAN Committee of the amendment exempting drivers engaging in international road transport operations from any posting regime, and urges all MEPs as well as the Council to follow suit and confirm as soon as possible that international road transport activities cannot made subject to posting of workers rules.
News | 04 June 2018
Industry urges EP Transport experts to keep international drivers out of posting regime
Press releases | 18 May 2018
CLECAT Welcomes Proposal on HDV CO2 Standards which will Boost Efficient Logistics in Europe
CLECAT welcomes the proposed Regulation on CO2 emission performance standards for new heavy-duty vehicles, published by the European Commission on 17 May as part of the third Mobility Package. The Commission proposal would set emissions targets for heavy-duty vehicles based on a two-phased approach, namely 15% by 2025 and 30% by 2030, compared to 2019.
Press releases | 18 May 2018
CLECAT welcomes step towards Paperless Transport
CLECAT has welcomed the third Mobility Package including two important legislative initiatives which will create a digital environment for information exchange in transport, benefiting both the business community and the authorities. The Commission is proposing to establish a fully digital environment for information exchange in freight transport, replacing paper transport documents, which will facilitate digital information flows for logistic operations.