Email:sales@cnrichi.cn 0086-150-03890639
English

Industry News

RiChi & News Industry News FAQ

EU feed sector hails opening of green lanes for cross-border deliveries due to coronavirus

  • Clicks:

Commenting on developments, Iliana Axiotiades, secretary general, COCERAL, the European association of trade in cereals, rice, feedstuffs oilseeds, olive oil, oils and fats and agrosupply, told this publication: "The effect of the new EU Commission guidelines is being felt, but there are indeed still issues with some borders, in particular between Italy/Slovenia and Croatia/Slovenia." ​

Döring remarked that many companies still struggle in terms of getting sufficient supplies of protective gear for their drivers and workers. Indeed, FEFAC signaled​​ last week that the lack of protective gear for truck drivers was hindering cross-border deliveries of compound feed.

EU feed sector hails opening of green lanes for cross-border deliveries due to coronavirus
EU feed sector hails opening of green lanes for cross-border deliveries due to coronavirus

Meeting again tomorrow, FEFAC’s COVID-19 expert team will discuss feed market related impacts, down to the national level. The trade group will also be keeping a watchful eye on the EU Farm Council meeting tomorrow and the conclusions arising out of those discussions, said Döring.

“We are hearing early reports that the pressure and downtime at borders is receding,” ​Alexander Döring, secretary general, FEFAC, told us this morning.

Despite sounding an optimistic note, he anticipates that backlog issues at borders will remain for quite some time, taking into account, he said, the situation at ports, and pending the implementation of quarantine measures for arriving/returning vessels and on-board crews.

Green lane border crossings

Procedures at green lane border crossings should be minimised and streamlined to what is strictly necessary.

Checks and screening should be carried out without drivers having to leave their vehicles, and drivers themselves should undergo only minimal checks.

Drivers of freight vehicles should not be asked to produce any document other than their identification and driving license and, if necessary, a letter from the employer. The electronic submission/display of documents should be accepted.

EU border management​

Monday, March 23 saw the European Commission​​ outline that if EU-wide supply chains are to continue to operate, EU member states shall designate, without delay, all the relevant internal border-crossing points on the trans-European transport network (TEN-T) as ‘green lane' border crossings. Those crossings should be open to all freight vehicles, whatever goods they are carrying. Crossing the border, including any checks and health screening, should not take more than 15 minutes, added the EU officials.

EU Commissioner for Transport, Adina Vălean, said the green lanes are specifically designed to protect transport workers at the frontline of this crisis. “This set of recommendations will ease their already stressful mission and it will bring more safety and predictability to their work.”​

No freight vehicle or driver should face discrimination, irrespective of origin and destination, the driver's nationality or the vehicle's country of registration.

In light of the current situation, the Commission urged EU countries to temporarily suspend all road access restrictions currently in place in their territory, such as weekend, night and sectoral bans.

If you are interested in our products or project solutions, please contact us. We will give you the best product quality and the best price. Email: sales@cnrichi.cn



Related Equipment
Related News

From Order To Delivery

Checking Order

With the sales contract, the order tracking clerk checks the models and quantities of each machine and spare parts.

Quality Test Before Delivery

Upon completion of the manufacturing of equipment, tthe quality inspector strictly checks quality of every machine with the checklist.

Check Items When Packing

Before packaging and shipment, the order tracking clerk checks the packaged items again with the packing list to avoid loss of items.

Sign the contract

Adopting international common standards for accurate design of product packaging, prevent product damage rate and the effective use of transport tools, which ensure the perfect delivery of products.

Get the minimum offer free of charge, please fill in the following information to tell us (confidential information, not open to the public)

Product:
Name:
E-mail:
Tel:
Message:

+86 15003890639

Copyright © 2015-2020 by HENAN RICHI MACHINERY CO,LTD.All rights reserved. Tel:0086-15003890639 Email:sales@cnrichi.cn