The ETB is a pan-European centre of knowledge for the transport and logistics industry

Our mission is to:

  • Reduce environmental impact and congestion of road transport
  • Increase road safety
  • Improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the industry

The Board consists of decision makers from the most significant European transportation & logistics companies who, together, control almost 300,000 units in road transport.

Our goal is to share insight and solutions that solve common issues which transcend country borders and individual needs.

Why should you be talking with the ETB?

  • ETB offers a pan-European, cross-borders approach to transportation, logistics and connectivity issues
  • ETB is the shared voice of the leading European companies in transport and logistics and is focused on knowledge and pragmatic action
  • ETB has no conflict of interest with other trade associations
  • Dealing with the ETB offers direct access to a fleet of 300,000+ transportation vehicles
  • ETB is a Board that provides neutral solutions to EU problems from a clear and honest business perspective
  • ETB board members are able to provide key data needed for the EU

Board History

The ETB was founded in 2005 as the Customer Advisory Board to TIP Trailer Services. The reach of knowledge, competence and synergy within the Board proved so significant and valuable, that it was decided the Board should extend its focus to being the industry’s representative and voice. TIP Trailer Services is the initiator of the ETB and acts as the facilitator for the ETB.


  • Connecting our members to work together more effectively
  • Connecting to EU priorities
  • Connecting on environmental and social challenges
  • Connecting public and private initiatives
  • Connecting demand to supply: reducing congestion and emissions
  • Connecting the European market to global demand
  • Connecting all transportation modalities