Updates and Notices

Opening of the Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal

 

Please see the notification below from the Regional Council of Baden-Württemberg providing details on planned changes to interim stops for international regular services as a result of the impending opening of the Stuttgart Airport bus terminal.

 

*** Transport Management Certificate of Professional Competence ***

The Transport Management Certificate of Professional Competence is a qualification designed to meet the requirements of Regulation (EC) No. 1071/2009.  Achievement of the Certificate of Professional Competence in either road haulage or road passenger transport demonstrates that the holder of the qualification is qualified to perform the effective and continuous management of undertakings engaged in road transport operations within any EU Member State.  Every such undertaking is required to have a qualified Transport Manager.

A review of the organisation and administration of the Transport Management Certificate of Professional Competence by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport is ongoing.  In the meantime, the Department has put in place revised criteria for the authorisation of training providers.

The revised criteria are effective from 1 November 2015.

Existing training providers will be required to demonstrate compliance with the revised criteria.

To view or download the revised criteria, click on /corporate/publications/english/revised-criteria-nov-2015-transport-management-cpc.  The application forms for authorisation as a training provider are available, along with other relevant information, at

http://www.cilt.ie/education/our-courses/cpc-in-road-transport-operations-management.html.

Contact the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport for queries in relation to this matter at Tel. 01 6763188 E-mail: info@cilt.ie  Website www.cilt.ie.

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Please see copy below of S.I. No. 49 of 2015 EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES (ROAD TRANSPORT) (ORGANISATION OF WORKING TIME OF PERSONS PERFORMING MOBILE ROAD TRANSPORT ACTIVITIES) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS 2015.

Please see copy below of S.I. No 66 2015 EUROPEAN UNION (OCCUPATION OF ROAD TRANSPORT OPERATOR) REGULATIONS 2015, which replaces and revokes S.I. No. 697 of 2011.