About Us

The European Cold Storage and Logistics Association (ECSLA) is the voice of the European cold storage industry.

ECSLA, with its main office in Brussels, is offering customized services to the different segments in the market:

  • National associations of cold stores and distribution companies
  • Individual public refrigerated warehouse, cold store and logistics operators
  • Suppliers of product/services to the industry
  • Scientists, researchers, universities, institutions, etc.

It offers to its members genuine monitoring of and lobbying services with European and international institutions on different policy areas, from food safety and food hygiene to environmental performance and energy efficiency in cold stores.

The focus of the organization is on assisting warehouse and logistics operators with  improving their performance and at the same time helping members to reduce operational costs.

The presence of ECSLA in Brussels has helped to represent the interests of the cold logistics companies with the European decision makers and has contributed to the development of a legislative and economic framework addressing the competitiveness of the industry.

ECSLA represents directly and indirectly the interests of thousands of cold stores with a total capacity of more than 60 million m3 cold storage.