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Profile of registrant

Danish Transport and Logistics Association

Identification number in the register: 4236772430-57
Registration date: 25/09/08 17:34:54

The information on this organisation was last modified on 02/09/14 11:52:43
The date of the last annual update was 02/09/14 11:52:43

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Danish Transport and Logistics Association
Acronym: DTL
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  Erik Østergaard
Position: CEO

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

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

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 17 Grønningen 
København K 1019
Telephone number: (+45) 70159500
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Bruxelles Representation

In cooperation with Nordic Logistics Association

Director EU Affairs Mr Søren Hyldstrup Larsen

Danish Transport and Logistics Association
Square de Meeus 22 B, boite 16
B-1050 Bruxelles
tel: +32 2 218 23 10
gsm: +32 4 95 91 23 08

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Danish Transport and Logistics has since january 2012 been cooperating with Norwegian Road Haulage Association and Swedish Road Haulier Association in a new joint Eu-representation: Nordic Logistics Association

Our vision is to create a professional service industry that on the basis of leadership and corporate culture contributes to an efficient, coherent and well functioning transport system both in Denmark and internationally, and at the same time assumes the responsibility for ethics, environment, road safety, legal compliance and quality.

At the same time the transport industry shall be founded on a sound economy and earnings capacity based on uniform competitive conditions and the most favourable competitiveness.

DTL represents the interests of 2.600 transport companies. They operate 14,500 goods vehicles, 50 locomotives and have a staff of 18,000 employees covering a total payroll of 0,9 billion Euro.
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:

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

The Danish Transport and Logistics Association 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:
  • Budget
  • Competition
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • 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.

Nordic Logistics Association -

International Road Union (IRU)

Eurocommerce -

Danish Transport and Logistics Association also participates in a number of informal networks with Danish interest and for transport operators

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 01/2014
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
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.