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

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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 and the Finnish Driving Schools Association.


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21.12.2015 Further expansion of SKAL lobbying mission in Brussels for Finnish road transport and business interests

The Finnish Central Organisation for Motor Trades and Repairs (AKL) will join the Brussels-based lobbying initiative of Finnish Transport and Logistics (SKAL) in January 2016. This lobbying body now represents a total of eight organisations covering practically the entire road traffic sector in Finland.

More on the subject

 

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

Address:

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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