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Profile of registrant

Swedish Association of Road Transport Companies

Identification number in the register: 12613498112-54
Registration date: 20/02/12 14:51:30

The information on this organisation was last modified on 07/02/14 08:09:19
The date of the last annual update was 07/02/14 08:09:19

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Swedish Association of Road Transport Companies
Legal status: 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  Rickard Gegö
Position: CEO

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Sören Larsen
Position: EU-Chef

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 24 Kungsgatan 
P.O. box: 7248
Stockholm 10389
Telephone number: (+46) 8 753 54 00
Fax number: (+46) 8 755 60 01
Other contact information: Så is member of Nordic Logistics Association and as such represented by NLA in Bruxelles.
NLA - which is also in the register - has offices at Square de Meeus 22 B, box 16, B-1050 Bruxelles

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The Swedish Association of Road Transport Companies is the trade organisation for the Swedish haulage industry. We work for a sound and profitable development of the haulage industry.
We monitor the haulage industry’s interests nationally and internationally. We assist our member companies’ needs in business development, influence public opinion and are involved in lobbying activities. Our aim is to boost the entire Swedish haulage industry, making it visible and raising the industry’s status.
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: 5
Complementary information: The Swedish Association of Road Transport Companies, is represented throughout Sweden with 18 regional offices. The number engaged on EU related activities is small and those likely to fall within the scope of the Transparency Register we estimate to be around 5. Please note this is an approximate figure.

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:

The Swedish Association of Road Transport Companies uses its position as the leading Swedish association of operators of road, rail and combined transport nationally and internationally to contribute to and assist in the shaping of the Swedish and the European transport policy to ensure a sustainable future for its members.

The Swedish Association of Road Transport Companies involves itself in a reliable and trustworthy manner with other stakeholders and decision makers on a national level and on a European level.

The main areas of interest concern:
Road transport legislation such as rules for access to the market and to the profession, driving and rest time rules, working time, professional training, vehicles weights and dimensions, transport of life animals, energy taxation and road charging. Logistics initiatives promoting a sustainable and efficient transport and logistics system in Europe, including chairing the Commission working group on bottlenecks.
Environmental legislation relevant for transport relating to emission reductions, biofuel, energy efficiency, noise. Rail transport policy legislation relating to market access, environment and technical issues.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Customs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Internal Market
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade
  • 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.

International Road Union (IRU)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 100000  € - 150000  €
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.