Annual Meeting at Sveriges Åkeriföretag

On May 22 the association for Swedish road transport companies, Sveriges Åkeriföretag, had their annual meeting in a sunny Skåne, in southern Sweden.

The members had a thorough and engaged debate on the future of Swedish road transport. In situation of more tough competition and more complicated and complex business environement, the Swedish road hauliers looked forward.

A major initiative is the campaign for Fair Transport, where companies can subscribe to a commitment to run a company based on respect for climate, environment, social conditions and road safety. The transport buyers shall feel comfortable choosing a company committed to these objectives.

The meeting also discussed issues such as vocational training, high-capacity vehicles, road charging, road safety, control and enforcement.

Swedish road transport companies chose their board for the coming year. Mr Mikael Nilsson remains as President of the board.