Press releases

21 December 2007
European Forwarders' Chronicle - December 2007
Content: Freight Forwarders' Conference CLECAT contributions in the field of logistics CLECAT position on the internalisation of external costs CLECAT General Assembly elects new board and re-elects its President CLECAT contributions in the field of customs European Forwarders' Chronicle
03 December 2007
CLECAT new Board members
Following CLECAT General Assembly meeting, held on 28th November 2007 in Brussels, new Board members were elected. CLECAT new Board members
29 November 2007
Freight Forwarders Conference (Press release)
Following CLECAT annual freight forwarders' conference on the 27th of November 2007 the following press release was issued: CLECAT Press release
06 November 2007
CLECAT welcomes Commission's plan to create rail freight oriented network
CLECAT has issued a press release expressing its support for the European Commission's plan to create a rail freight oriented network. Please click on the link below to view our press release: CLECAT Press Release
09 July 2007
CLECAT establishes Sustainable Logistics working group!
On the 5th of July 2007 CLECAT established a working group on sustainable logistics. Please note the content of our press release for further information. CLECAT Press Release
11 May 2007
CLECAT contribution to workshop on Logistics
CLECAT Director General Mr. Marco Leonardo Sorgetti attended a Commission workshop on logistics on the 8th of May 2007 and gave a brief address on CLECAT's position on this issue: Mr. Sorgetti's address
30 March 2007
EU NEEDS SOME FRESH AIR ON THE ROAD!
CLECAT Road Transport Committee of the European Transport & Logistics Institute (Road and Rail modes) takes a positive view on the issue of “modular concept” trucking across the EU. CLECAT Press Release
23 March 2007
Can Self Regulation Cut through the EU's Red Tape?
Friends of Europe have produced an excellent report on a debate they organised on the theme of the role self-regulation in cutting red tape in the EU. Mr. Marco Sorgetti participated in this debate on behalf of CLECAT and drew the attention of the participants  to CLECAT's propsoal for the European Accreditation of Customs Representatives. In the context of the better regulation agenda prioritised  by the European Commission, this debate raises some interesting points. Please find a link to the report below. Report on the debate
14 March 2007
Detect and avoid possible barriers to trade please!
CLECAT raises concerns on some provisions contained in the modernised customs code. The proposal might entail legal controversy and ineffective insurance coverage.CLECAT Press Release
08 February 2007
Enhancing security means enhancing bureaucracy and burdens on trade?
The proposal before the US congress to introduce 100% screening on all containers destined for the US is not supported by CLECAT and we welcome the opposition to this proposal that has been voiced by Commissioner Laslo Kovacs.CLECAT Press Release