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Mobility and Transport

Logistics and multimodal transport

Logistics

Logistics is a fundamental part of supply chain management. It consists of the organisation and management of flows of goods related to purchasing...

Multimodal and combined transport

The negative consequences of transport such as pollution, climate change, noise, congestion and accidents pose problems to the economy, health and...

2018 - Year of Multimodality

The Commission is committed to reducing CO2 emissions, congestion and air pollution to improve the quality of life of European citizens and to reach...

The EU transport policy aims at a form of mobility that is sustainable, energy-efficient and respectful of the environment. These goals can be achieved by using multimodal transport that combines optimally the various modes of transport, exploiting each one’s strength and minimising the weaknesses. The European Commission hence pursues a policy of multimodality by ensuring better integration of the transport modes and establishing interoperability at all levels of the transport system.

Furthermore, to ensure that transport chains are satisfying the needs of the users, efficient logistics services are needed. The European Commission is working together with stakeholders to support the creation of a favourable framework for the logistics services in the EU. The EU transport policy aims at a form of mobility that is sustainable, energy-efficient and respectful of the environment. These goals can be achieved by using multimodal transport that combines optimally the various modes of transport, exploiting each one’s strength and minimising the weaknesses. The European Commission hence pursues a policy of multimodality by ensuring better integration of the transport modes and establishing interoperability at all levels of the transport system.

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