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Profile of registrant

EVO the Dutch Shippers's organization

Identification number in the register: 84545717-79
Registration date: 23/06/08 12:08:46

The information on this organisation was last modified on 24/06/14 09:55:27
The date of the last annual update was 24/06/14 09:55:27

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: EVO the Dutch Shippers's organization
Acronym: EVO
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  Machiel van der Kuijl
Position: Managing Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Godfried Smit
Position: International Policy Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 60 Signaalrood Zoetermeer
P.O. box: 350
Zoetermeer 2700 AJ
Telephone number: (+31) 793467346
Fax number: (+31) 793467805
Other contact information: EVO is member of the European Shippers' Council (ESC)
Rond Point Schuman 6
1040 Brussels Belgium
tel: +32 2 2346381

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: EVO represents the interests of some 20,000 companies in The Netherlands that transport goods for their own account or contract this out to a professional transport company. They come from all sectors of industry, including wholesale, retail, construction, agricultural and business services.

Our members are users of freight services across all modes of transport: deep sea shipping, short sea shipping, air transport, road transport, rail and inland waterways. They operate both within Europe and overseas.

EVO brings the views of member companies to the notice of political decision-makers and public authorities not only at regional level, but also in the Hague and Brussels. We also convey our own and our members' views to carriers in all modes of transport, both directly and through their organisations.

EVO is an international level member of European Shippers’ Council (ESC), International Road Transport Union (IRU), Union of Industrial and Employers Confederations in Europe, (UNICE) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European
  • global

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

Number of persons: 15
Complementary information:

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:

- Admission tot the transport marktet and admission to the profession at the EP (roadtransport);

- CO2-emissions in ocean freight bij DG Environment;

- Participant in the exercise for bottlenecks in freight logistics and the meeting about the bottlenecks (DG TREN);

- Participation in the Trade Contact Group (DG TAXUD);

- Review of Consortia Regulation (maritime transport/DG Competition);

- Transport crime (EP);

- Security (anti-terrorisme maatregelen):

- Participation in the Air Cargo Working Group on behalf of the ESC (DG TREN);

- Participation in the CEN working group for security standards.

-Neutral host of Green Freight Europe (GFE

- Coordinator of CORE

- disssmination partner of iCargo

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Food Safety
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • 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.

ESC European Shippers' Council
GSF Global Shippers' Forum
ASC Asian Shippers'Coucnil
ASM Asian Shippers'Meeting
IRU International Road Transport Union
ICC International Chamber of Commerce
Duquesne group
European Logistics Platform

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 350000  € - 400000  €
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.