Six companies from across Europe joined the European Car-Transport Group of Interest (ECG) during the first quarter of this year.
The ECG represents the interests of the industry and also gives member companies the opportunity to exchange information.
It has 41 members and is represented in 18 European countries.
The six new members to have joined ECG are:
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Lines – the Norwegian-Swedish company and the world's largest provider of vehicle and 'RoRo' transportation services.
Grimaldi Group – described as the biggest Italian logistics provider and one of the largest European multimodal transport operators and RoRo shipping companies.
CAT Group – a French logistics company, classed among the world's largest companies in the transport and logistics sector.
Horst Mosolf GmbH & Co. KG – called the German 'company on the move for a world on the move'.
Vytaro Transportas – a Lithuanian company specialising in vehicle logistics.
KAPRATAS Logistic – a vehicle logistics provider based in Lithuania.
ECG president Richard Lawson commented that over the past five years the association has 'matured into a highly effective organisation representing the automotive logistics sector in Europe'.
'One of the key benefits of membership has been the opportunity for all members to meet and network with other players in the sector to exchange ideas thereby establishing much closer working relationships and co-operation. We welcome our new members on board and we look forward to working together.'