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  • 16 Feb 2017 17:01 | Dolorès GUION (Administrator)

    ECTA, CEFIC and EFTCO developed and published in Feb 2017 new best practice guidelines related to the cleaning of dry bulk polymer tank trailers. For many years, all of the polymer suppliers and transport companies have identified their own specific cleaning requirements resulting in slightly different practices. This differentiation might create confusion for the haulier, the cleaning station and the supplier. The purpose of this new best practice guideline is to ensure the cleaning process is optimized and the potential cross contaminations from previous product loads can be reduced to a minimum. ECTA also want to thank all participating companies for their knowledge contributions while sharing their inputs and best practices making the transport of polymers more sustainable for our customers and our environment.

    Please click here to download the guidelines

  • 13 Feb 2017 13:55 | Dolorès GUION (Administrator)

    ECTA President Andreas Zink was again invited by GPCA to be a member of the jury for this awards program. 
    The objective of the program is to recognize Outstanding Supply Chain Achievements. The initiative  started last year, and for this second year companies and people are now  invited to submit their entry before March 16th.
    The jury, including Andreas Zink, will then deliberate and decide on the best entries.
    The awards ceremony will be held in Abu Dhabi on May 10
    th 2017 during the 9th GPCA Supply Chain Conference.


  • 13 Jan 2017 13:50 | Dolorès GUION (Administrator)

    For Chemical companies, tank cleaning is a cornerstone in the logistics process for which safety, quality, operational efficiency and compliance needs to be safeguarded. In order to achieve this, a paper-only European Cleaning Document (ECD) has been launched in 2005. This ECD has been developed by EFTCO in collaboration with ECTA and CEFIC, in order to satisfy the needs of the cleaning stations, transport companies and chemical, feed and food manufacturing companies and its customers.

    Whilst this ECD was a giant step forward, the current paper based process does no longer meet all current challenges and expectations within a modern and integrated logistics supply chain. Objective of the meeting is to look at new technological capabilities and the detailed business process requirements to digitalize this ECD paper document and transform it into an electronic e-ECD document. A group of stakeholders from ECTA, EFTCO and Essenscia-Cefic are meeting together on 27th of January at the ECTA Brussels office to address this opportunity.

  • 13 Jan 2017 10:27 | Dolorès GUION (Administrator)

    We are pleased to announce our next meeting about the Migrants on Tuesday 24th of January 2017 in Brussels (from 10:00 to 15:00).

    There was a kick off meeting last end of November in Brussels.

    Companies participating in this Working Group:

    ECTA members represented by

    LKW-WALTER, GROUP GHEYS, VOS LOGISTICS, SYNERGY IN SUPPLY CHAIN, NIJHOF-WASSINK, DE RIJKE GROUP, KASSBOHRER FAHRZEUGWERKE, R.M.I. GLOBAL LOGISTIC SERVICES, RINNEN, ETC HOLLAND, ALFRED TALKE, GCATRANS

    Cefic members represented by

    SABIC, DOW BENELUX, LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES

    Please let us know if you wish to join this Issue Team.
    Contact person: Evert de Jong: evert.dejong@ecta.com

  • 16 Dec 2016 09:57 | Dolorès GUION (Administrator)

    New ECTA Management Team announced to further strengthen the liaison with its stakeholders
    Following the unexpected loss of the ECTA Managing Director, Marc Twisk, end of July, the ECTA Board decided to further strengthen the ECTA management team by splitting the former Managing Director role of Mark Twisk into a new ECTA Responsible Care Coordinator role focused on the Responsible Care topics and an ECTA Managing Director role focused on the General Management and any other “non Responsible Care” matters within ECTA.
    To ensure continuity, the Responsible Care position was immediately filled in August by Evert de Jong, ECTA Responsible Care Coordinator. Evert is a long-standing member of ECTA's Technical & Responsible Care Committee and brings to the ECTA team the Heath, Safety, Security and Quality Expertise from his current HSSEQ job at the De Rijke Group. Evert de Jong is envisaged to continue his leading ECTA Responsible Care role after his retirement from De Rijke early 2017. 
    Since November 1, Peter Devos has been appointed as new ECTA, Managing Director and this after an extensive career in  Chemical production, Supply Chain and logistics at Monsanto. Dolores Guion, ECTA Deputy Managing Director, remains the first line of contact for all the ECTA members and other stakeholders from both inside and outside the association.
     
    Going forward Peter Devos, ECTA Managing Director, Evert de Jong, ECTA Responsible Care Coordinator and Dolores Guion, ECTA Deputy Managing Director form the new ECTA management team working closely together with the ECTA’s president, Andreas Zink and the ECTA board members.

    In case you have any other questions about the European Chemical Transport Association, please sent an email to info@ecta.com 

  • 07 Jan 2016 07:41 | Deleted user

    On 4 February an Issue Team dealing with Logistics IT is starting up.
    We will discuss the IT challenges and needs for chemical logistics in the coming years.
    IT or operation managers with an affection for IT are welcome to join this working group. 

  • 16 Dec 2015 18:45 | Dolorès GUION (Administrator)

    We are moving!

    Please use our new contact details starting on Thursday 17 December:

    European Chemical Transport Association
    Diamant Business Center
    Boulevard Auguste Reyers, 80
    1030 Brussels
    Belgium

    Phones: +32(0)2 318 58 27 and +32(0)2 318 58 29


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