Government plans incentives for land transport sector, regulator says | Culture & Society
Ammon news – Land Transport Regulatory Commission chief executive Tariq Habashneh said on Tuesday that the government was evaluating the incentives and privileges given to land transport to raise the level of services and promote investment in the sector.
Habashneh said in a session, held by the Amman Chamber of Commerce with owners of ground transportation companies to discuss challenges in the sector, that the regulator is working on a strategic plan to streamline ground transportation. in partnership with owners of transportation companies who will “soon see the light.”
Habashneh stressed that more attention and support should be given to improve the quality of land transport service and remove barriers, including insurance issues, type and number of trips, incentives and privileges. .
Describing land transport as the nerve center of a strong economy and key to the sustainability of supply chains, the vice-president of the Amman Chamber of Commerce and president of the Jordanian Logistics Association, Nabil Khatib, said called for the validation of the multimodal transport law, which was introduced in 2018.
He also called for retracting the decisions made in 2012 on the number of trips by land transport companies and limiting the loading of trucks to a single container, noting a shortage of workers in the freight transport activity that has existed since 2014. .