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Profile of registrant

Transfrigoroute International

Identification number in the register: 49864752280-23
Registration date: 16/09/09 12:39:08

The information on this organisation was last modified on 26/08/14 18:36:04
The date of the last annual update was 26/08/14 18:19:36


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Transfrigoroute International
Acronym: TI
Legal status: AISBL
Website address: http://www.transfrigoroute.eu/

Sections

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

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Russell Patten
Position: General Secretary

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Talander Jansen
Position: General Affairs Manager

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 46 Avenue des Arts 4b
Brussels 1000
BELGIUM
Telephone number: (+0032) 025049006
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: secretariat@transfrigoroute.eu

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Transfrigoroute International

Founded in 1955 as a non-profit association TI is the specialist independent umbrella association for the temperature-controlled road transport sector.

TI comprises 2118and unites some 1,500 members involved in temperature-controlled logistics and the transportation of foodstuffs by road tanker vehicles.

Membership is open to:
All parties involved or with an interest in transport at controlled temperatures of foodstuffs and other goods in solid or liquid form. Haulage companies which transport foodstuffs or perishable goods using insulated vehicles, refrigerated vehicles, and road transport tankers at temperatures above or below zero.

Haulage companies which transport foodstuffs or perishable goods using insulated vehicles, refrigerated vehicles and road transport tankers at temperatures above or below zero.

Manufacturers of commercial vehicles, trailers, vehicle bodies, refrigerating equipment and accessories as well as technical testing organizations.

Service companies which provide technical assistance, insurance and damage assessment services, legal assistance and en-route support.


Patrons who support the association’s objectives.

Objectives

Transfrigoroute International has the following objectives:


To improve the logistics of the cold chain from production through to sales and distribution.

To encourage technical progress, in particular in relation to food hygiene, environmental protection, road safety and economic efficiency.

To improve the industry’s image.


Activities

Transfrigoroute International is active in the following areas:

Policy-making

Co-ordinated representation of members’ interests vis-à-vis public authorities and policy-makers.

Provision of consultancy to international government bodies and other multinational committees.

Influencing and helping shape legislation through collaboration with international bodies such as the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Economic Committee for Europe (UNECE) in Geneva.

Co-operation with partner organisations such as the International Road Transport Union (IRU) in Geneva, the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) in Paris, the European Cold Storage and Logistics Association (ECSLA) in Brussels, etc.

Intensive contact with other professional associations and organizations.

Enlargement of TI’s political network by setting up and promoting Transfrigoroute groups in member countries.

Public relations work/communication.

Technology

Publication of technical documents for the manufacture and operation of temperature-controlled vehicles and equipment.

Arranging for manufacturers of vehicles, refrigeration units, temperature recording equipment and other accessories to share their experience and knowledge.

Detailed examination of all issues surrounding technical development and the harmonisation of design criteria.

Advice to hauliers on technical matters relating to transport and storage of temperature-sensitive products.

Services

Central organisation and co-ordination point.

Organisation of annual meetings, congresses, conferences, workshops, etc.

Forum for information, exchange of ideas and multinational co-operation between haulage firms.

Promotion of co-operation between the transport and industry sectors.

Providing information on the latest profession- and industry-specific issues and developments.

Information on rules and regulations.

Driver training.

Advice on all matters relating to temperature-controlled transport.

Publication of TI yearbook with complete list of contact addresses.

Publication of technical booklets and guidelines.

Fostering of a corporate identity.

Information made available on association’s website www.transfrigo.com.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

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

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

Activities

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


Co-ordinated representation of members’ interests vis-à-vis public authorities and policy-makers.

Provision of consultancy to international government bodies and other multinational committees.

Influencing and helping shape legislation through collaboration with international bodies such as the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Economic Committee for Europe (UNECE) in Geneva.

Co-operation with partner organisations such as the International Road Transport Union (IRU) in Geneva, the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) in Paris, the European Cold Storage and Logistics Association (ECSLA) in Brussels, etc.

Intensive contact with other professional associations and organizations.

Enlargement of TI’s political network by setting up and promoting Transfrigoroute groups in member countries.

Public relations work/communication.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport

Networking

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




The Association is Member of the:
IRU
IIF/IIR

and has a working relation with the:
UNECE
UNIDO
ECSLA

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
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:


Code of conduct

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