The Secretariat
The European Shippers' Council  together with the Dutch shippers' organization EVO, is providing the secretariat for Green Freight Europe.

European Shippers' Council

The European Shippers' Council (ESC) represents the freight transport interests (import and export and intra-continental, by all modes of transport) of business in Europe, whether manufacturers, retailers or wholesalers - collectively referred to as shippers.Members are drawn from national transport user organisations/shippers' councils, a number of key European commodity trade associations and corporate members.

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EVO represents the interests of some 20,000 companies in the Netherlands that transport goods for their own account or contract this out to a professional transport company. They come from all sectors of industry, including wholesale, retail, construction, agricultural and business services.

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Energy Saving Trust (EST)
EST is a leading Non Governmental Organisation in sustainable transport, having analysed over 460,000 vehicles in their Green Fleet reviews and EST's Motorvate scheme is growing rapidly with over 118 members. EST is recognised as a leader in Europe in measurement and reduction of vehicle emissions, with over 1,000,000 tonnes of CO2 saved from their programmes to date. 

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The Association's structure