Transfrigoroute International (TI)

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1955-03-28 Basel Switzerland


28 Mar 1955, Basel (Switzerland), as Transfrigoroute Europe, under the auspices of the B-XB2420 - International Road Transport Union (IRU), and at the request of the Inland Transport Committee of E-XE4176 - United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). Present title adopted 26 Oct 1984. Previously also known as International Umbrella Organization for Road Transport of Goods under Controlled Temperatures -- Organisation faîtière du transport routier international à température dirigée -- Dachverband des internationalen Strassentransports temperaturgeführter Güter. Currently also known as Inter-professional Organization Serving Temperature-Controlled Transport and Logistics -- Organisation interprofessionalle au service du transport et de la logistique à température dirigée -- Interprofessionelle Organisation im Dienste des Transports und der Logistik Temperaturgefürther Güter. Statutes adopted 1979. Third revised version of statutes approved by Assembly of Delegates 17 Sep 1994, entered into force 1 Jan 1995. Current version incorporates changed made up to 31 Dec 2004. Registered in accordance with Swiss Civil Code. EU Transparency Register: 49864752280-23.


Take all suitable measures to develop international road transport of refrigerated, frozen or deep-frozen products; study problems relating to development of transport of temperature-controlled foodstuffs and goods in solid or liquid form; contribute to preserving wholesomeness and other characteristics of such perishable goods; improve the logistics of the cold chain, from production to distribution; encourage technical progress; participate in improving security of transportation by road; minimize pollution caused by transport; promote coordination and exchange of experience among national member groups and enterprises; maintain and develop professionalism and increase profitability, productivity and quality of benefits and services.


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General Assembly of Delegates (annual). Executive Committee, comprising President, Vice-President/President FCI Board, Vice-President/CCT President, Vice-President/Treasurer, 2 Vice-Presidents and 3 Honorary Presidents. Technical Advisory Committee (CCT) of body-builders and constructors, meets in Plenary Sessions and includes CCT Management Committee and CCT Committee of Experts. K-XF2031 - Frigoclub International (FCI) is the official arm representing operators of temperature-controlled vehicles. General Secretariat, based in Brussels (Belgium).

Membership categories: Active (MA) - National Groups bearing the name "TRANSFRIGOROUTE" set up and constituted in any country under valid legislation by specialized transport firms and managed by a road transport professional or a professional actively involved in road transport; Advisory (CCT) - manufacturers of vehicles, accessories and equipment, of materials for construction of special vehicles and also technical test stations responsible for ATP vehicle. Members of Frigoclub International (FCI) - individual firms actively involved in international road transport of temperature-controlled goods, with consent of their National Group member; Extraordinary (ME) - members admitted by National Groups, such as registered manufacturers of packaging, cold storage plants and providers of services in the fields of technical assistance, insurance and damage appraisal, who do not wish to become direct members; Correspondent (MC) - interested parties from outside Europe who fulfil requirements.


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