EU forms high-level group to iron out supply chain hurdles

Meet to strengthen relationship between EC and supply-chain stakeholders

14-member Brussels EC EU European transport policy Frank Appel High level group Hjoerdis Stahl logistics Marie-Christine Lombard Siim Kallas supply-chain industry transport bottlenecks

A 14-member high level group on logistics set up by the European Union (EU) recently met in Brussels to advance European transport policy measures. The group comprising Frank Appel, chief executive officer of Deutsche Post DHL, Hjoerdis Stahl, executive vice president of Luxair Cargo and Marie-Christine Lombard, chief executive officer of TNT Express is headed by European Commission vice president Siim Kallas.  

The first meeting discussed transport bottlenecks, creation of a conducive business environment and strengthening relationship between the EC and the supply-chain industry. According to Kallas, the meet discussed “the challenges ahead with the stakeholders to fully unlock the potential of the European logistics and freight transport sector”.