EU Mobility Package is generally ruling working conditions such as minimum saleries for dirvers in the country where he/she works. Consequently, it will impact throughout the international freight business.
Another rule says the truck has to return at least once every 8th week to the country of the owner/haulier.
Further new demands for documention have been issued as well as limitations for carbotage with the issue of cooling off period between active periods.
Generally speaking we received 4 to 15 % increases in the freight rates throughout Europe derived from the EU Mobility Package alone.
Together with congestion and the increase in the rates for diesel oil the EU Mobility Package has recently been reason for high increases in freight rates.