Issue: Supply Chain

Get Logistics Workers Home Safely!

Logistics last mile delivery network in Europe presents a complex and challenging landscape for drivers, many of whom are not directly employed by directly by the big players likle Amazon. Instead, these drivers are part of a vast web of subcontracted companies.

24 Nov 2023

EU: Scrapping the return of the vehicle will harm the environment

The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union issued a much-awaited statement on various aspects of the Mobility Package, including the return of the vehicle. On the latter, the Advocate General concludes that the legal provision should be annulled because it wasn’t justified by the legislator with an impact assessment.

20 Nov 2023

ETF Logistics: A Look Back at the Logistics Action Days

October brought a wave of solidarity and action across Europe with the Logistics Action Days (LDs), led by the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF). Spanning the continent with pivotal events in Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Spain, Sweden, and the UK, the LDs successfully amplified the voices of logistics workers, demonstrating the irreplaceable role they play in our daily lives and the economy.

14 Nov 2023

Gräfenhausen strikers demonstrate that supply chain accountability is possible through workers’ solidarity

Truck drivers who were striking in Gräfenhausen, Germany, brought their collective action to a successful conclusion on Friday (September 29). In a historic victory the drivers will receive money owed to them and Polish consortium Lukmaz, Agmaz and Imperia has agreed to forfeit legal action against them. The company had pressed criminal charges and civil claim against the drivers who were on strike at the rest area near Gräfenhausen for over ten weeks following a similar collective action in April.  

3 Oct 2023

Towards sustainability in the e-commerce supply chain

TeamHub country fiches are online! Within the Team Hub project – in which ETF is an associated partner – you have free access to short country-level analysis of the e-commerce and logistics sectors and labour conditions in Belgium, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, and Spain.

23 May 2023