Our MoUs

UIRR signed Memorandum of Understanding with the following Associations




AET - Asociación Española de Transporte Transportation, is a private non-profit association registered with number 50691 in the National Registry of Associations. Made up of professionals involved in each and every mode of transportation, with the support of Entities and Companies in the sector. It was founded in 1983 as a Think-Tank and a networking area for all modes of Transportation, aiming to gather all of them and pursue the best benefit on their combined interaction.





APS  The Allianz pro Schiene (“Pro Rail Alliance”) is Germany’s most extraordinary transport association. It unites 24 non-profit organizations and more than 150 railway sector companies, which collaboratively aim at the promotion and improvement of rail traffic in Germany. The main objective of increased rail traffic also promotes climate protection, thus German tax authorities classify us as a non-commercial entity. Learn more about our structure and aims.



ASSOFERR Like all the best stories, it starts with: the year was running ... Ours was 2000 when the then Presidents of ASSOCARRI, Giovanni Gazzola and SUNFER, Franco Di Girolamo decided to start a process of integration and merger between the two Associations to create a single entity that brings a stronger and more decisive representation of the railway wagon keepers and railway operators sector.




ASSOLOGISTICA is the association of logistics companies, general and refrigerated warehouses, port, interport and airport terminal operators. Assologistica represents over 250 member companies operating in Italy: with 70,000 direct and indirect employees, with 22 million square meters of indoor areas, with 4.5 million cubic meters of cold storage and 60 million square meters in maritime terminals and inland terminal. With the establishment of its territorial representatives and with the meeting between the managers of the logistics infrastructures and the subcontractors who use them, Assologistica guarantees a 360 ° logistic integration.



BIC Publisher of the BIC Code Register since 1970, the BIC was appointed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in 1972 as the industry’s global container prefix registry, a role further endorsed by international customs conventions, and currently has over 2600 container-operating members in more than 125 countries.
The Bureau International des Containers was founded in 1933 as a neutral, non-profit, international organization whose mission is to promote the safe, secure and sustainable expansion of containerization and intermodal transportation.



The Croatian Chamber of Economy - CCE acts on behalf of its Affiliation for Intermodal Transport and Logistics, Group for intermodal cargo,  fostering cooperation between carriers of all combined transport and logistics activities. It proposes to the state authorities incentive measures and regulations in order to successfully develop combined transport and logistics in Croatia, and cooperates with educational and scientific institutions, also with national and international organisations.



The International Coordinating Council on Trans-Eurasian Transportation  - CCTT has 96 members from 23 countries aiming to attract transit and foreign trade cargo on Trans-Eurasian routes, including on the ITC East-West, North-South, and to coordinate activities of participants in the carriage of goods by land and sea sections of Trans-Eurasian routes.



CLUB FEROVIAR is the most effective communication tool of the railway business environment in Romania, tailored for the specific needs of railway professionals and investors in order to provide them with the latest news and information on the market. The emphasis is put on the national and international railway commercial sector.





CombiNet is organised as an association and was founded in 2007 by more than 30 companies from all areas of combined transport (freight forwarders, hauliers, CT operators, terminals, ports, railway companies, manufacturers of transhipment equipment, etc.). CombiNet was created out of the need to set stronger initiatives for combined transport in practice.





ECTA speaks for the chemical transport industry to all its stakeholders. In addition it organizes the Responsible Care initiative for the European land transport industry.
ECTA gathers European Land Transport Companies with the aim to improve the standards of efficiency, safety and quality as well as the environmental and social impact of the transport and logistics of chemical goods in Europe.



FERMERCI is a system association, intends to represent at an institutional level the interests of all the players in the railway logistics sector: railway companies, railway terminals, multimodal operators, last mile railway operators, builders and owners of railway vehicles, training centers of the personnel in the railway sector. Fermerci is the Association that represents operators in rail freight transport in Italy.


Created in 1945, the Groupement National des Transports Combinés - GNTC is the professional organisation representing the entire combined transport sector in France. Bringing together operators and carriers of combined road-rail or waterway-road transport, as well as platform managers, ports, leasers or manufacturers, the GNTC participates in the promotion, enhancement and defense of the interests of intermodality for the transport of goods, and supports a sustainable, ecological and civic mode of freight transport.




The members of the Groupement Fer association are transport and logistics companies based in Switzerland. Their aim is to ensure the transport of containers within Switzerland and between Switzerland and the ports of the North Sea and the Mediterranean using environmentally friendly rail transport.  GF represents the interests of its member companies with the "GF operators", and railway undertakings. The aggregation of member company volumes allows GF operators to offer high quality, regular and reliable shuttle services on their routes at market conditions.



HHM The Port of Hamburg is Germany's largest universal port. In order to further strengthen its market position in international competition, Port of Hamburg Marketing (HHM) is active worldwide together with its members. Founded in 1985, the association has been working with great success for the port and logistics region of Hamburg for over 30 years.



HUNGRAIL represents 100% of the Hungarian rail infrastructure and passenger service providers, while 95% of the rail freight sector’s actors.  HUNGRAIL is committed to the modernisation and the advancement of railway transport in Hungary.




IANA is the only organization that represents the combined interests of the intermodal freight transportation industry. Its mission is to promote the growth of efficient intermodal freight transportation through innovation, education and dialogue.




IBS was founded in 1996 as the European Association of Rail Forwarders. The association is registered as an association at the association court in Berlin-Charlottenburg and works on the basis of a statute . The offices are located in Berlin (main office) and Brussels. The association is managed by a board of directors consisting of the chairman and 4 members who are responsible for essential specialist departments.



IGTL The Land Transport Economic Chamber is an organization of economic self-government operating since 1995 under the Act on Chambers of Commerce. brings together over seventy enterprises from all over the country related to the railway industry. Its aim is to protect the interests of member companies and to actively cooperate with national and European institutions in the field of regulations concerning rail transport and investments.




The LIMOWA Logistics Cluster is a Finnish network association whose mission is to develop and support intelligent logistics solutions and boost the competitiveness of Finnish companies. LIMOWA prepares and launches logistics-related development projects that can be related to internationalization, productization or know-how.  Its members are companies, associations, educational institutions, other public bodies dealing with logistics.






Since 2002, the Association of Hungarian Logistics Service Centres - MLSZKSZ has been connecting nearly 90% of the logistics service centres in Hungary. MLSZKSZ is the only association in this country that represents all aspects of the service chain, including numerous intermodal stakeholders.





Die Güterbahnen, who counts 100  private, regional and international companies associated with rail freight transport as members, works innovatively and passionately to convince their customers to transport goods on climate friendly railways. The main goal is to increase the transport of goods via railroads. Die Güterbahnen  were initiated by the Netzwerk Europäischer Eisenbahnen e.V. (NEE).





RailGood provides the management of public affairs and external relations with politics, government and government agencies, port authorities and the Dutch rail infra-manager to commercial companies in the rail freight transport sector in the Netherlands. RailGood aims for good basic conditions for competitive rail freight transport, including the important growth market segment combined transport, and strengthening level playing field with other transport modes and internationally. RailGood stands for the entrepreneurial spirit on the Dutch railway network and is making itself hard for the interests of its customers by committing to a safe, profitable, reliable, and flexible rail freight transport product in an open access market with good market forces.



Rail Freight Group (RFG) is the representative body for rail freight in the UK. Our members include rail freight operators, logistics companies, ports, equipment suppliers, property developers and support services, as well as retailers, construction companies and other customers. Our aim is to increase the volume of goods moved by rail.





As a neutral and non-profit Organisation founded in 1928, the Studiengesellschaft für den Kombinierten Verkehr - SGKV brings over 80 members under one roof: from terminal operators to operators of universities and freight forwarding agencies. Here, everyone is with the common goal of making the freight transport in Germany and Europe environmentally friendly, efficient and more sustainable by means of intelligent intermodal transport chains.




Shift2030 is a non-profit initiative to connect those who are committed to work on a modal shift from road to rail and to achieve the climate targets for 2030. Shift2030 follows a hands-on, action-oriented approach in close cooperation with the market and decision makers, focusing on demonstration and best-practices, demonstrating fresh ideas and innovative technologies that can vitalize rail freight with the ambition to achieve the demanding climate targets for the EU transportation sector by 2030.





The Swedish International Freight Association or SIFA (‘Transportindustriförbundet’) is an industry and interest organization and represent dominant parts of Sweden's logistics and transport companies with assistant branch companies. SIFA act as a referral body for investigations and influence decision-makers and the debate about transport and logistics. SIFA are member of The Swedish Confederation of Entreprises (Svenskt Näringsliv), The European Association for Forwarding, Transport, Logistics and Customs Services (CLECAT) and The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA). SIFA has for many years worked for an increased degree of intermodality, especially intermodal rail transport.



The International Transport and Logistics Alliance - TTLA unites and represents the interests of major Lithuanian international transport and logistics companies. Its goal is to strengthen the competitiveness of its members and the entire transport sector by conducting a business-oriented, argument-based dialogue with the public sector, non-governmental organisations and other entities. Its mission is to contribute to the formation and implementation of transport policy, the developement of sustainable, transparent and responsible transport and logistic business.




UIC is the worldwide professional association representing the railway sector and promoting rail transport. Several working groups address technical, standardisation, operational, Combined Transport and corridor topics. There has historically been a collaboration between UIC and UIRR, which gained a new impetus by the signing of a formal Memorandum of Understanding between the two associations.




The Ukrainian Logistics Alliance brings together key players in the national transport industry who work side by side to provide the international market with efficient and safe services, sharing experiences, increase their efficiency, effectiveness and competitive transport and logistics system of Ukraine.




UOTC The Union of Comodal Transportation Operators was created in 2001 as the Intermodal and Multimodal Division of ASTIC, bringing together the Comodal Transport, Intermodality and Multimodality of ASTIC. UOTC is specialized in "International Transport of Containers, Roll-on / Roll-off and others of a special and Intermodal nature or that are carried out under new technologies.













USER is a professional organization founded in 1993 that brings together companies with activities covering all modes of transport and related services, including logistics operators and customs brokers. The aims are to safeguard the economic, financial and technical aspects of their member companies to promote cooperation between its members, building and strengthening the solid reputation of industry shipments.