About this initiative

Reference
Ares(2017)2546864
Resource type
Inception impact assessment

Roadmaps and inception impact assessments describe the scope, purpose and timing of new laws and policies. They also set out plans for evaluations of existing laws or ‘fitness checks’ of multiple laws.

More on roadmaps and inception impact assessments

Initiative Title

Recognition of electronic transport documents for freight carriage by public authorities and/or commercial partners

Leading Service
Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport
Download (336.2 KB - PDF - 7 pages)

Subscribe to receive notifications

Get notified by e-mail when new initiatives are added.
If you already have an account please log in.
Otherwise create an account using the Register button below.

Give your feedback

Feedback status: Closed

The Commission would like to hear your views.

All feedback

Recent feedback

  • ECG - The Association of European Vehicle Logistics (Belgium)
    15 June 2017 Business association

    ECG - The Association of European Vehicle Logistics (Belgium)

    ECG - The Association of European Vehicle Logistics - represents over 100 leading automotive logistics companies (ranging from family-owned SMEs to multi-nationals) from 27 countries across Europe, including the Western Balkans, Norway, Switzerland, the Russian Federation, Ukraine, and Turkey. Effectively using all modes of transport (though with a particular focus on a unique product, namely finished vehicles), ECG members own or operate over...

  • International Road Transport Union ("IRU") (Switzerland)
    15 June 2017 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)

    International Road Transport Union ("IRU") (Switzerland)

    The International Road Transport Union ("IRU") supports the EU’s policy move towards a more digital transport environment and thanks the European Commission for providing stakeholders with the opportunity to contribute at this stage of the process. IRU welcomes the support for the use of electronic control documents in the recently published Mobility Package, particularly relating to the potential of eCMR to be used in the enforcement of...

  • Norwegian Coastal Administration (Norway)
    15 June 2017 Public authority

    Norwegian Coastal Administration (Norway)

    The (rapid) development in communication technologies, seamless exchange of information is vital to the development of the economy and the society in general. However, wrong implementation strategy could result in a poor outcome. Norway therefore welcomes the European Commission initiative and the proposed impact assessment process. Any legislative actions should be very carefully considered. The international and intermodal transport chain...

  • ECSA and WSC (Belgium)
    15 June 2017 Business association

    ECSA and WSC (Belgium)

    The World Shipping Council (WSC) and the European Community Shipowners Associations (ECSA) welcome the opportunity to respond to this European Commission (EC) Inception Impact Assessment amplifying views expressed on this subject via their membership of the Digital Transport and Logistics Forum (DTLF). The current consultation comes at a time of extensive and very rapid technological change. From block chain to data pipelines and cloud...

  • GDV (German Insurance Association) (Germany)
    15 June 2017 Business association

    GDV (German Insurance Association) (Germany)

    Please refer to the attached file.

  • BLG Automobile Logsitics GmbH & Co. KG, Bremen (Germany)
    14 June 2017 Company/business organisation

    BLG Automobile Logsitics GmbH & Co. KG, Bremen (Germany)

    Consignment notes a) Legal situation according to the German Commercial Code (Handelsgesetzbuch - HGB) The German Commercial Code generally provides for the issuance of transportation documents in paper form. However in April 2013 new regulations were added to the Code so that now electronic consignment notes (§ 408 section 3 sentence 1 HGB), electronic bill of ladings (§ 443 section 3 HGB) and electronic warehouse warrants (§ 475c section...

All feedback (8) >