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Profile of registrant

Union Professionnelle de Tranport et de la Logistique / Unie van professionele Transporteurs en Logistieke ondernemers

Identification number in the register: 456423011521-90
Registration date: 23/07/13 09:21:54

The information on this organisation was last modified on 14/07/14 15:12:37
The date of the last annual update was 14/07/14 15:12:37

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Union Professionnelle de Tranport et de la Logistique / Unie van professionele Transporteurs en Logistieke ondernemers
Acronym: UPTR
Legal status: Professional association
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Michaël Reul
Position: Secretary-General

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Michaël Reul
Position: Secretaris-General UPTR

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 138 Z.I. des Hauts-Sarts Rue de l'Abbaye
Herstal (Liège) 4040
Telephone number: (+0032) 043614090
Fax number: (+0032) 043677351
Other contact information: Office Brussels:

Avenu du Port / Havenlaan
1000 Brussel

TEL (+32) 02 420.54.56

FAX: (+32) 02/420.67.79


Mister Michaël Reul

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: UPTR is a Belgian professional transport federation representing Belgian road hauliers and logistic companies on a regional, national and EU level.

UPTR offers its members a wide range of administrative services, legal service and information updates in order to lighten the burden of administration that today’s transport companies are required to deal with.

UPTR has got a lobby and representation mission to ameliorate the Belgian and the European market.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 2
Complementary information: Person 1 Secretary General UPTR Mister Michaël Reul

Person 2 Legal counsel UPTR Madame Chantal Roelandts

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Position paper: Revision of Energy Taxation Directive

Position Paper: review of Directive 96/53/EC on Weights and Dimensions. Response to the online public enquiry by the EC.

Position paper: amendment of regulation n 3821/85 on recording equipment in road transport.

Position paper: amendment of regulation n.561/2006 on the harmonisation of certain social legislation relating to road transport

Contribution to the Public consultation launched by the EC on the reduction on CO2 emissions from road vehicles

Position paper: review of the internal market freight transport

“Eurovignette III quality checklist. Will it comply with EU policies, laws and objectives?” Joint position paper circulated to MEP‘s at EP session in Strasbourg

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Customs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Taxation
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

UPTR is a founding member of the European Road Hauliers Association (EUTR)
UPTR primarily represents and promotes the interest of MSM s the the road transport sector in their relations with the decision-making bodies of the EU.
UETR continuously evaluates negative developments (fall in demands, fuel cost increases, long terms of payment, high operating costs,…) and development appreciate strategies.
UPTR and EUTR work towards ensuring a stronger, more flexible, competitive and sustainable raod transport able to face current an future challenges.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 10,000 €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

no remarks

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.