The core services of ECSLA can be grouped as follows:

  • Networking platform
    The many activities throughout the year offer all links of the cold chain industry the opportunity to network with international colleagues and to discuss market developments, industry trends and best practices.
  • Education, training and research
    Both in the spring and fall ECSLA offers a 2-days conference with international speakers covering important industry topics and committee meetings on Refrigeration & Energy, Operations & Technology and Legislation & Lobbying.
    Benchmarking and industry surveys are the newest tools.
  • Information and database
    The many electronic newsletters, monthly magazine, publications, the library and the data in the Members Only section of the website are all extremely valuable tools for company  management and easy accessible for all staff members.
  • Legislation and lobbying in Brussels
    With 80% of the legislation affecting our industry coming from Brussels,  ECSLA has its own full time lobbyist in Brussels, focusing on 5 main topics: Environment, F-Gas, Energy Efficiency, Food Safety and (Refrigerated) Transportation.
  • Marketing and promotion
    Being the voice of the industry in Europe, ECSLA takes responsibility in collectively creating publicity and contributing to the industry image of safe, reliable and efficient. The ultimate goal is to have all European industry associations from all cold chain links involved in this.