e-Logistics Working Group

The e-Logistics Working Committee deals with different topics related to the parcel delivery market, both at global and EU level. In particular, it focuses on all EU and Universal Postal Union (UPU) issues that are relevant for e-commerce and that have an impact on postal/parcel delivery services, including Value Added Tax and Customs issues, standardisation and other topics. Moreover, Ecommerce Europe is an active member in Expert Groups of the European Commission on VAT and Customs, and is holding the chairmanship of the UPU Consultative Committee, via its representative Mr. Walter Trezek.

The Chair of the e-Logistics Working Group is  Alexandre Nilo Fonseca (Acepi, Portugal). Alexandre Nilo Fonseca, 51 years old, is currently Chairman of the Digital Economy Association in Portugal- ACEPI, Board Member of the e-Commerce Europe Association, Chairman of the e-Commerce Europe Association E-Logistics Committee, CEO and Founder of A2D Consulting, Counsellor at the Ecommerce Foundation and Consultant of several governments for the Digital area. Alexandre Fonseca is an experienced business leader with more than 25 years in different environments, positions and cultures, including national and multinational companies in the areas of Information Technologies, Telecommunications, Media, Entertainment, Corporative non-profitable associations and Sports. Regular speaker in conferences all around the world, Alexandre Nilo Fonseca is also an invited teacher at Catolica Lisbon Business School and Coordinator of a Mobile Marketing and a Marketing Management Post-graduations of .Universidade Europeia/Laureate Universities.

The Vice-Chair of the e-Logistics Working Group is Walter Trezek. Walter Trezek is an independent consultant in the communication logistics industry. He literally grew up in the industry, and works for the industry for more than 30 years. After gaining his Master‘s in law from the University of Vienna in the 1990s, Walter joined Stamps.com, the Silicon Valley internet start-up and inventor of the digital stamp. In 2000 Walter was invited to become Head of Technology at Austria Post where he took over the address management and direct marketing divisions, and contributed to the restructuring of the organization. In 2004 he left to set up his independent postal consultancy, Document Exchange Network GmbH. In 2013 he was appointed “Presidential Advisor” by Austrian Standards and in 2015 appointed to become a member of the “Digital Transport and Logistics Forum” of the European Commission DG MOVE. Finally,  in December 2016,  Walter Trezek has been  appointed, on behalf of Ecommerce Europe,  as Chair of the Universal Postal Union  Consultative Committee.