Press releases

30 April 2020
Transport and Logistics Industry Welcomes Measures to Keep Goods Moving during COVID-19 Transition
27 April 2020
Green Lanes and Air Cargo Guidelines Important for Smooth Transport of Goods throughout the Transition into a Post COVID-19 Environment
16 April 2020
CLECAT calls for transparency and dialogue on fair Bunker Charging during COVID 19 crisis
01 April 2020
CLECAT calls for fair and equal Demurrage and Detention Charging during the COVID-19 crisis
27 March 2020
CLECAT Welcomes Guidance to Ensure Essential Freight Keeps Moving by Air
26 March 2020
Supply chain stakeholders alert President von der Leyen about their disapproval of the Consortia BER extension
CLECAT, ETA, ESC, ETF and FEPORT, on behalf of thousands of European freight forwarders, tug owners, shippers, port companies, terminals and transport workers, have sent a letter to the Commission President von der Leyen, to express their strong disapproval of the decision to prolong the Consortia BER by another four years without any changes.
24 March 2020
COVID-19 | Transport Keeps Us Going
19 March 2020
CLECAT calls on the Commission to address specific Customs issues related to COVID-19
19 March 2020
Freight Associations call for Further Action to Secure Rail Freight Supply Chains and Mobility of Goods
Freight associations welcome the agreement of 18 March between EU Transport Ministers and the European Commission to work closely to minimise traffic disruptions, especially for essential freight. For rail freight to be able to play a leading role in freight flows, the associations believe further measures need to be taken, both by the European Commission and national authorities.
17 March 2020
CLECAT elects Willem van der Schalk as new President
On 17 March 2020, the General Assembly of CLECAT unanimously elected Mr Willem van der Schalk (DSLV) as its new President, replacing Steve Parker (BIFA), who had been at the helm of CLECAT since December 2015.