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  • BAB_4753
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    Eastern European hauliers hit back over claims of unfair working practices by western rivals

    2017-04-26T15:51:20Z

    The leaders of four of eastern Europe’s main road haulage associations have signed a declaration aimed at resolving what they see as a distortion in Europe’s transport regulations and the principle of free movement of goods. The four business associations operate in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia (also ...

  • MOSOLF
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    ECG column: More of the same or all change?

    2017-01-27T10:29:00Z

    This year will be one of substantial change, but change brings opportunity including the opportunity to treat our drivers better Wolfgang Göbel is president of the Association of European Vehicle Logistics (ECG) Welcome to a new and probably rather interesting year. We entered 2017 in ...

  • James Hookham-1
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    FTA study shows drop in driver shortage but heavy reliance on EU

    2016-11-02T13:37:30Z

    Latest analysis from the UK’s Freight Transport Association (FTA) shows that there has been a drop in the shortage of drivers of large goods vehicles (LGVs) across the UK but at the same time highlights how dependent the sector is on drivers from the European Union (EU). The report, entitled ...

  • India Road proof
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    Ten years in India part 3: going back on the Indian highways

    2016-11-02T12:43:05Z

    Continuing our celebrations ahead of the 10 th Automotive Logistics India conference on November 8th-10th, we look back at a journalist's adventures and activism aboard the nation's car carriers. About six years ago, our intrepid India correspondent, Ramesh Kumar, set off on a defining journey – one that ...