March 27, 2020 Covid 19 Pandemic Update – Italy, Spain, France & Portugal

We would like to give you an update on the current impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on our services.   ITALY   Our Chilled and Frozen services are operating as normal each Tuesday and Friday, volumes are steady but reducing slightly due to some Italian companies closing Our General Cargo services are still operating but on a much reduced basis...

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March 24, 2020 EU Commission guidance to ensure continuous flow of goods across EU via Green Lanes

The European Commission has today issued guidance to ensure the continuous flow of goods across the EU. EU Press release here – https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_510 The full document (11 pages, summarised with this e-mail) is available via the below: https://ec.europa.eu/transport/sites/transport/files/legislation/2020-03-23-communication-green-lanes_en.pdf Annex 2 of the above (pages 9 and 10) features recommendations for Drivers and relevant Transport related undertakings involved in Freight transport...

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March 19, 2020 Service to / from Italy ** IMPORTANT **

Dear customers, During the last few weeks we have seen on the market many foreign drivers no longer willing to enter / exit Italy, pushing many importers / exporters to convert their shipments from ROAD movements to MULTIMODAL. We have therefore seen an extreme peak in MULTIMODAL service activities / requests. Thousands of MULTIMODAL units were loaded from many transport...

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March 18, 2020 Allmed – Italy / France / Spain Transport Update

Allmed would like to update you that our Operations in Ireland are currently fully operational.   We are following all recommendations and directives issued by the relevant government departments and agencies. We are also adopting shared best practise across the company and industry as Europe battles with this unprecedented crisis.   Our business contingency plans are in place to ensure...

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March 13, 2020 Spain – Week 12 Bank holiday Spain + Ireland + COVID – 19 update EX Spain

Please note that next week there is 2 bank holidays that will be affecting transit times for pickups. Tuesday 17th March         St. Patricks Day  (Irish holiday)                                     Our office will be closed. Thursday 19th March       St. Josephs Day (Spanish Holiday)                             Collections will not be made in local regions in Spain. As a result of this and to minimise...

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March 13, 2020 AGENT ITALSEMPIONE ITALY – UPDATE ON COVID-19

First of all we would like to thank you for all the support and affection we have received during these days.  Luckily at the moment all our personnel is in good health and we have put in place all measures to control the spread of the virus. As per our previous communications, all sales people are working from home and...

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March 11, 2020 Update Covid 19 – Transit to Austria

Subject: Update Covid 19 – Transit to Austria     We would like to confirm that freight transport is explicitly excluded from the entry restrictions for Italian citizens adopted by Austria. Truck drivers can be asked to check their temperature, but they do not have to show either a medical certificate or a self-declaration. A CMR, which confirms loading or unloading in...

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March 10, 2020 COVID-19 update from CLECA – French and Italian updated information and measures.

CLECAT have issued two circulars to National Members with updated information on the Coronavirus outbreak within France and Italy. Those updates are replicated together with the below: Update from FEDESPEDI (Italy): received Monday 9th March 2020: On 8 March, the Italian Prime Minister signed a new Decree, in force as from 8 March to 3 April, extending the so-called red...

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March 9, 2020 Transport Italy – Covid-19 Update

The Italian government has on Saturday night adopted additional measures to stop the further spreading of the coronavirus epidemic but we would like to clarify here with this communication a few points in order to avoid confusion and mis-communications: • The limitations apply to Lombardy and some areas of Piemonte, Veneto, Emilia-Romagna and Marche and only for the movement of people...

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March 2, 2020 FEDESPEDI, the National Freight Forwarding Association in Italy-Update

FEDESPEDI, the National Freight Forwarding Association in Italy, have shared an update on the Coronavirus situation within their territory. CLECAT have made this update available to National Members and we share the text of that update with IIFA Members via the below: Update from FEDESPEDI begins now: Our Government issued on Feb. 23rd last first extraordinary measures, basically through a...

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