Freight Transportation: The European Market
DIANE Publishing, 2002 - Freight and freightage - 50 pages
The purpose of the international scan was to investigate the issues, constraints, opportunities, and challenges faced by the European Union (EU) in developing a policy of open boundaries and what strategies it uses to implement the policy. The panel met with government representatives, terminal operators, logistics providers, and shippers to gain a broad understanding of how the EU has attempted to develop a common market, and how the private sector has responded. The group met with various industry and government representatives from the Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, and with representatives of the European Commission in Brussels.
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AASHTO Airport Betuwe bottlenecks centers challenges Cleckley Common Transport Policy competitive congestion context corridor customs decisions Director Dutch E-mail economic market enhanced freight environmental Europe European Commission example FHWA financing Frankfurt Frankfurt Airport Fraport freight facilities freight infrastructure freight logistics freight movement freight transport funding Germany Gioia Tauro global goals Hupac implementation important improvements industry initiatives inland water institutional intelligent transportation system intermodal freight intermodal freight transport intermodal service intermodal terminals intermodal transport interoperability investment in freight issues Kombiverkehr Leo Penne market share member nations million Ministry of Transport mode share national government national transport Netherlands North America open borders panel passenger percent port Port of Rotterdam priority private sector projects public/private rail service response road pricing role rolling highway Rotterdam scan team strategies target terminal operators trade transport acquis transport network transportation infrastructure Transportation Officials Transportation Planning transshipment truck vehicle
Page 22 - Membership requires that the candidate country has achieved stability of institutions guaranteeing democracy, the rule of law, human rights and respect for and protection of minorities, the existence of a functioning market economy as well as the capacity to cope with competitive pressure and market forces within the Union.
Page 22 - ... stability of institutions guaranteeing democracy, the rule of law, human rights and respect for and protection of minorities • the existence of a functioning market economy, as well as the capacity to cope with competitive pressure and market forces within the Union • the ability to take on the obligations of membership, including adherence to the aims of political, economic and monetary union.
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