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05 April 2019
CLECAT Response to the EP Vote on the Mobility Package I
CLECAT takes note of the European Parliament's final position on the social and market related proposals of the Mobility Package, released in May 2017. Ms Nicolette van der Jagt, Director General of CLECAT, noted: “It remains to be seen whether the compromise reached on posting in international road transport will be feasible in practice. The patchwork of administrative national individual regulations will not be resolved by this for the time being.”
03 April 2019
Industry Urges MEPs to Keep International Drivers Out of Posting Regime
The under-signed organisations representing freight forwarders and express carriers urge MEPs to exclude international operations from a lex specialis in view of its adverse consequences for road transport on the European economy and trade at large. Excluding international transport operations from posting of workers rules will support effective, seamless and reliable road transport operations connecting citizens and businesses alike in the periphery and the centre of Europe with each other.
01 April 2019
Industry Urges EP Transport Experts to Keep International Drivers Out of Posting Regime
The upcoming vote on the report by Ms KYLLÖNNEN on the posting of workers in road freight transport is the last chance this Parliament can create a true internal market for road transport through better enforcement of social rules and increased efficiency in transport. The undersigned therefore call on EP transport experts across all political groups to adopt any provisions that would enable the full exclusion of international transport operations from posting of workers rules.
14 February 2019
The Final LEARN International Workshop Presents Project Results
On 6-7 February, CLECAT engaged in a closing workshop of the Logistics Emissions Accounting and Reduction Network (LEARN) project. Nearing completion in March, the project partners, among which CLECAT, presented project results, demonstrating that logistics emissions accounting works for business and is instrumental for improved efficiency and emissions reduction.
12 December 2018
LEARN Industry Survey Results on Logistics Emissions Accounting and Reporting
The LEARN project's survey results on the barriers, needs and priorities on calculation and reporting of GHG emissions in the logistics sector have been published.
27 November 2018
Industry Urges Member States to Reject the Austrian Proposal on Lex Specialis
The representatives of shippers, freight forwarders and express carriers express their concern on the adverse impact of the Austrian proposal on transport and logistics operations as well as on the environment.
19 October 2018
CLECAT Position Paper on the Proposal for a Regulation on Electronic Freight Transport Information (eFTI)
CLECAT published its Position Paper on the European Commission's proposal for a Regulation on electronic Freight transport information (eFTI), which is part of the third Mobility Package. Through this proposal the Commission wants 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.
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.
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
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.