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Our mission


  • Co-ordinated representation of members’ interests, by ensuring Public Relations and Public Affairs activities which reflects the associations’ goals and targets;
  • Provision of advice to international government bodies and multinational committees;
  • Shaping legislation through collaboration with international bodies such as the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Economic Committee for Europe (UNECE);
  • Intensive contact with other professional associations and organizations and co-operation with partner organisations such as the International Road Transport Union (IRU), the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR), the European Cold Storage and Logistics Association (ECSLA); and
  • Enlargement of TI’s political network


  • 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; and
  • Advice to hauliers on technical matters relating to transport and storage of temperature-sensitive products.


  • Central organisation and coordination point;
  • Annual meetings, congresses, conferences, workshops, etc;
  • Forum for information, exchange of ideas and multinational cooperation;
  • Promotion of co-operation between the transport and industry sectors;
  • Providing information on the latest profession- and industry-specific issues;
  • Information on rules and regulations;
  • Advice on all matters relating to temperature-controlled transport;
  • Publication of technical booklets and guidelines; and
  • Fostering of a corporate identity.