The overarching objective of DTLF is to improve digital interoperability in logistics and freight transport across Europe. It aims to give impulse to a coherent strategy for removing technical, operational and administrative barriers between and within transport modes transport by means of more efficient electronic exchange of information.
For this purpose, the DTLF is mandated to :
- provide advice and technical expertise to the Commission on the development and implementation of standards, legislation, policies, projects and programmes in the field of digital transport and logistics;
- facilitate exchanges of information on initiatives, projects and partnerships dealing with digital transport and logistics; and
- deliver opinions, submit reports, or develop and propose innovative solutions to the Commission, either at the latter's request or on its own initiative, on any matter of relevance to the development of more efficient electronic information exchange in transport and logistics in the Union.