Martyna VALUZYTE

Product manager of Mobility Solutions at Move Expert
New Dutch collective agreement wage rates applicable from 01.01.2024

New Dutch collective agreement wage rates applicable from 01.01.2024

New Dutch minimum wages rates starting 1st of January 2024 According to the Dutch Minister of Social Affairs and Employment, the Dutch Collective agreement for the transport of professional goods is also applicable for the remuneration of foreign transport companies’ drivers posted to the Netherlands. As a result, the minimum wage rates mentioned in the…

New Austrian Collective agreement wage rates from 1st of January 2024

New Austrian Collective agreement wage rates from 1st of January 2024

New Austrian minimum wage rates starting 1st of January 2024 The remuneration rules applicable to drivers posted in Austria are described by the collective agreement of the freight transport. Since 1st of January 2024, the minimum wages specified in the agreement have augmented as follows:   TYPE Normal hourly wage 2023 € With seniority of up to 5…

Posting of drivers to Germany

Posting of drivers to Germany

IMPORTANT LAST UPDATE (2023-12-27): The legal minimum wage will undergo an increase to EUR 12.41 per hour on January 1, 2024. Based on the Directive (EU) 2020/1057 all drivers posted to Germany must be remunerated in accordance with the local wage rules applicable in Germany (Posting rules). There is no universally binding collective agreement for…

Posting of drivers to France

Posting of drivers to France

Posting of drivers to France IMPORTANT LAST UPDATE (2023-12-27): The minimum wage in France (SMIC) has been increased by 1.13% as of January 1st, 2024. In France, workers’ purchasing power is protected by an automatic revaluation mechanism enshrined in the law. This ensures that the minimum wage grows at least as fast as inflation. With…

The next Roadpol operation ‘Truck&Bus’: compliance issues

The next Roadpol operation ‘Truck&Bus’: compliance issues

The upcoming European RoadPol operation ‘Truck&Bus’ is scheduled to run from November 6th to November 12th, 2023. This initiative is a part of ROADPOL’s multiple approach to traffic law enforcement, aimed at tackling the illegal operations of commercial heavy goods vehicles and buses, all in the pursuit of enhancing road safety and fighting road-related crimes….

Return of the driver every 4 weeks: organization and compliance

Return of the driver every 4 weeks: organization and compliance

Many European international transport companies strongly oppose the new requirement outlined in Article 8(8a) of Regulation (EC) No 561/2006, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2020/1054, to organize drivers’ work schedules in a way that allows the return of the driver “at home” every 4 weeks. This opposition comes mainly from escalating costs, which have already…

General Rules on Cabotage

General Rules on Cabotage

Member States aim to safeguard the integrity of the domestic transport market from potential harm caused by foreign transport companies offering permanent national carriage. Consequently, they actively enforce compliance with cabotage rules on the road. As outlined in EC Regulation No 1072/2009, cabotage operations are temporary national carriage for hire or reward within a host…

Minimum wage in EU countries

Minimum wage in EU countries

After massive minimum wage increases in many Member States in 2023/01/01, the first part of the year is more stable as only Finland, France, Greece and Luxembourg have changed their rates recently. Below you can check the latest minimum hourly wage rates per each of EU Member state as of 2023/06/16. According to the new…

Joint letter from road hauliers’ associations to the EC and ELA

Joint letter from road hauliers’ associations to the EC and ELA

TTLA, NiT Hungary, Polska Unia Transportu, STOWARZYSZENIE POLSKICH PRZEWOŹNIKÓW we Francji, and Move Expert ‘s concerns about roadside control practices in France violating European Law are reflected in a joint letter dated 30.05.2023 to the European Commission and the European Labour Authority: “We, the undersigned organisations, urge you therefore to take all necessary actions to…

Local representatives: an advantage or necessity?

Local representatives: an advantage or necessity?

Enhancing Road Control Compliance: The Power of Professional Mediation for Transport Companies Recent discussions indicate a growing focus on increasing road control measures for international transport companies, aiming to ensure stricter adherence to transportation rules and improved monitoring of trucks. While road controls are essential for regulatory compliance and market entry conditions, they often pose…

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