Land Transport

Important relief measures for EU road transport operators enter into force

Land Transport - 2020-05-29

A patchwork of administrative formalities has been the main challenge for road transport companies during COVID-19...

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UK unveils post-Brexit tariff regime

Land Transport - 2020-05-20

The UK will slash import tariffs on some products and scrap the complex calculation system the EU uses to determine some food levies once the Brexit transition period ends...

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German toll exemption a model to drive decarbonisation

Land Transport - 2020-05-19

The German Parliament voted to extend the existing exemption from road user charges for clean trucks, powered by CNG, LNG and electricity, until 2023...

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Driverless trucks could shift transport from rails to road – report

Land Transport - 2020-05-15

The introduction of automated heavy trucks could further shift transport from rail to road, according to a report by Germany’s Aerospace Center (DLR) on the opportunities and risks of ...

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Fluid trade agreement needed to avoid disaster beyond belief

Land Transport - 2020-05-13

Strong supply chains and fluid borders between the UK and Europe must be maintained to avoid economic disaster, Rod McKenzie has told the Telegraph...

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Covid recovery will test resilience of outbound supply chain, says report

Land Transport - 2020-04-28

As vehicle manufacturers tentatively restart production in Europe after shutdowns caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, there are concerns that insolvencies in the outbound logistics sector could hamper di...

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World leaders voice support for road transport heroes amidst crisis

Land Transport - 2020-04-23

Many governments have publicly recognised the essential work being done by the women and men who operate commercial vehicles since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Freight association believes extension of brexit transition period still seems likely

Land Transport - 2020-04-23

As the stalled negotiations between the UK and EU started again this week, the head of the British International Freight Association has described the UK government’s insistence that it will not...

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ALIS says "thank you" with a video

Land Transport - 2020-04-06

ALIS, Logistic Association of Sustainable Intermodality says thank you to all transport and logistics operators and to all health care workers with a video...

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FTA launches COVID-19 logistics resource-matching initiative

Land Transport - 2020-04-01

More than 150,000 logistics workers have already engaged with ‘Logistics Helps Logistics’ campaign to help businesses keep goods and services flowing by filling shortfalls of staff or iden...

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Stakeholders call for reality check on EU road transport and energy policy

Land Transport - 2020-03-30

Europe’s ambitious plans for road transport decarbonisation need a “reality check” in order to result in a pragmatic decrease of emissions and oil products, energy stakeholders told ...

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ETF writes to Croatian Government on suspension of labour & social rights during pandemic

Land Transport - 2020-03-30

ETF condemns the Croatian government’s legislative initiative which would suspend labour and social rights...

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FTA calls for Brexit transition extension

Land Transport - 2020-03-26

The UK’s Freight Transport Association (FTA) has called for an extension to the UK’s Brexit ‘transition period’ after leaving the EU, and hence an extension to its current trad...

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Safeguard intermodal transport Italy/Europe in wake of coronavirus

Land Transport - 2020-03-13

A list of measures to safeguard intermodal transport in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak has been presented to Italian and European institutions...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): IRU calls on governments to help keep road transport supply chains and mobility networks moving

Land Transport - 2020-03-13

Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across the world...

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IRU report forecasts alarming jump in driver shortage in Europe

Land Transport - 2020-03-09

According to research from IRU, the European road transport sector is facing a 13% increase in driver shortage in 2020...

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Coronavirus and logistics: Business as usual – for now

Land Transport - 2020-03-09

Many RHA members are worried about the spread of coronavirus and the impact it could have on the logistics industry...

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Women key to solving truck driver shortages, says IRU

Land Transport - 2020-03-03

Europe’s chronic shortage of truck drivers can be significantly eased if the industry is made safer and more attractive for women...

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European rail CEOs set course for EU green mobility with VP Timmermans

Land Transport - 2020-02-24

Meeting in Brussels on 19 February, Europe’s leading rail CEOs set the course for the EU’s shift to a sustainable mobility system together with European Commission Vice-President Frans Tim...

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IRU report uncovers barriers to road safety investment

Land Transport - 2020-02-24

IRU has released a comprehensive report on road safety investment by mobility and logistics operating companies...

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