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Further expansion of SKAL lobbying mission in Brussels for Finnish road transport and business interests


The Finnish Central Organization for Motor Trades and Repairs (AKL) has joined Brussels-based lobbying initiative of Finnish Transport and Logistics (SKAL) in January 2016. This lobbying body for road transport and business now represents a total of eight organizations covering practically the entire road traffic sector in Finland.

Finnish Transport and Logistics SKAL

represents companies who offer road haulage services, as well as enterprises providing logistical services. SKAL has some 5 500 members.

The Finnish associations in Brussels

The joint lobbying initiative in Brussels represents in addition to SKAL also the Employers’ Federation of Road Transport ALT, the Federation of Finnish Enterprises, the Finnish Bus and Coach Association, the Finnish Taxi Owners’ Federation, the Finnish Road Association, The Finnish Central Organization for Motor Trades and Repairs (AKL)  and the Finnish Driving Schools Association.

News and updates

07.09.2016 Mobile logistics application development kicked off in Finland

The Finnish MobiCarnet project partner, SKAL Kustannus Oy, has signed a contract with the software and outsourcing services provider Visma Consulting for developing mobile applications. These applications, MobiADR™ and MobiFootprint™, will be connected to MobiCarnet, a digital management system of transit documents. The MobiCarnet (CB 293) project is financed by ERDF, Central Baltic Programme.

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29.08.2016 New team appointed at Brussels office of Finnish Road Transport Organisations and Federation of Finnish Enterprises

The joint lobbying unit of Finnish road transport organisations and the Federation of Finnish Enterprises in Brussels has appointed two new team members starting August 29, 2016

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28.06.2016 IRU statement on UK vote to leave the European Union

The vote by citizens of the UK to leave the European Union will have many political, economic and social ramifications, including, inevitably, implications for international road transport.

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28.06.2016 FTA on Brexit: Exit negotiations must ensure the goods keep moving

Following the announcement of a ‘leave’ result in the EU referendum, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) says coming out of union risks new costs, restrictions and bureaucratic requirements being imposed on moving goods in and out of Europe. These additional burdens could add costs for FTA members and disrupt the UK's supply chains.

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16.06.2016 EC: Commission refers Denmark and Finland to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to comply with cabotage rules

The European Commission decided on June 16th to refer Denmark and Finland to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to properly apply the "cabotage" rules, as laid down in the Regulation (EC) 1072/2009 on access to the international road haulage market.

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Helsinki office

Visiting and mailing address:
Nuijamiestentie 7
FI-00400 Helsinki, Finland

Opening hours Mon-Fri 8:30–16:00.

Tel +358 9 478 999
Fax +358 9 587 8520
TIR-Carnet fax +358 9 587 8583

Brussels office

Pasi Moisio
Director, Permanent Representative to the EU, SKAL


Finnish Transport and Logistics SKAL
172, Avenue de Cortenbergh
B-1000 Brussels, Belgium

Mobile BE +32 476 05 8490
Mobile FI +35 840 574 8353

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