|Highlights (Speeches, reports, events)
Freight Integrator Action Plan
The White Paper on European transport policy
for 2010 emphasised the role of transport flows organisers as a developing
profession – “freight integrators” - able to combine the specific strength of
each mode at European and world wide level to offer their clients the best
services, in the broader sense.
Study on Freight Integrators
In order to provide input to the development of the Freight Integrator Action Plan had a study performed to provide recommendations for Community action.
The objective of the study was to analyse and assess the level of intermodal integration in European freight transport. On this basis it has developed the concept of a "Freight Integrator" as proposed in the White Paper. The study made the following recommendations to favour the emergence of this advanced type of transport and logistics service provider:
Disclaimer: The studies have been carried out at the request of the European Commission. The content of these studies and the views expressed remain the responsibility of the contractors
Prior to publishing a Freight Integrator Action Plan the Commission invited interested parties to comment on the consultation paper "Supporting the organisers of intermodal freight transport"
The consultation closed on the 29th October 2003.
|last update: 19-12-2008|