Long Payment Maturity Forces The Logistics Sector

Long Term Payments are Forcing the Logistics Sector: The Association of International Transport and Logistics Service Producers UTIKAD pointed out one of the most important problems in the sector.
Undersecretariat of the Board of Directors of UTİKAD, Mr. Turgut Erkeskin, underlined the fact that the payment terms for the logistic service producers in the European Union are determined by the laws as in the other sectors.
In the logistics and transportation services provided for the European Union and all countries of the world, XIKUM Chairman Turgut Erkeskin stated that 140 is a serious obstacle to the sustainable growth of logistics and freight times. , unpredictable freight fluctuations every day with new regulations added to the new regulations and costs of growing industry players to survive, renew themselves, to make investment more difficult every day, '' he said.
Stating that especially SMEs in the logistics sector are under threat, Erkeskin underlined that similar problems in the European Union were overcome with legislative changes. Maliyet Financial costs due to maturities must be met. . This financial cost should be carefully evaluated for both exporters and industrialists who benefit from the service and logistics. Bu Emphasizing that the sector should work with short maturities such as 30 days, Erkeskin stated that the pressure of most SMEs on the maturity will affect all the stakeholders in the logistics chain negatively.
EU is ahead of late payment in 2011
In the countries of the European Union, until the 2011 year, the companies were able to collect the cost of the goods and services they provided with delays exceeding the 100 days. The fact that one of the four bankruptcies is due to this reason has been legally regulated as a result of the problem leaving 450 thousand people unemployed every year and causing a total loss of 25 billion Euros.
Arrangements have been made with the 23.02.2011 / 2011 / EU Directive published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 7. This directive contained mandatory provisions on the subject that all Member States had to transpose into their domestic law.
LEGAL 30 DAY PERIOD OF PAYMENT IN TURKEY
As a matter of fact, this directive of the European Union was transferred to our domestic law by the Turkish Commercial Code. In this context, it is seen that Turkey actually defined the 30 day payment period and received legal security. Article 1530 of the Turkish Commercial Code öd Transactions prohibited by commercial provisions and the consequences of late payment in the provision of goods and services u means that the payment periods are 30 days except for certain conditions; It would be the minimum required expenditures amount that can be requested from the debtor for the costs of collection will include the interest rate shall be determined by the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey in january of each year. For the year 2016, the Central Bank shall pay the default interest rate 11,50, which will be obliged to pay the debtors who pay later than the time specified in the legislation.
amount is determined as 130 TL.
The importance of the implementation of this article which is transferred to our internal law after the EU directive
UTİKAD Chairman of the Board Turgut Erkeskin emphasized, Turgut As logistics sector, long payment
to prevent their maturities, while waiting for our companies
on the other hand, in the frameworks set forth in our legislation,
We expect measures and controls to be implemented. uygulan




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