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Transfrigoroute International

Identification number in the register: 49864752280-23
Registration date: 16/09/2009 12:39:08

The information on this entity was last modified on: 02/09/2014 14:27:35
The date of the last annual update was: 26/08/2014 18:19:36

This entry follows the format of the previous Register. It will be changed to the new format when the entity makes the next update.
Next update due latest on: 27/04/2015

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Transfrigoroute International

TI

AISBL

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations

Trade, business & professional associations

    Contact details

Avenue des Arts, 46
4b
Brussels 1000
BELGIUM

(+0032) 025049006

(+) 

secretariat@transfrigoroute.eu

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Russell Patten

General Secretary

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Talander Jansen

General Affairs Manager

    Goals / remit

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.

European

    Activities

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.

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

3

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Consumer Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport

    Membership and affiliation

The Association is Member of the:
IRU
IIF/IIR

and has a working relation with the:
UNECE
UNIDO
ECSLA

    Financial data

01/2013  -  12/2013

< 50,000  €

0 €

0 €

    Code of conduct

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