Mission and products
The Stichting Vervoeradres (Foundation Vervoeradres) was founded in 1946 to represent shippers’ and carriers’ joint interests in respect to public and private law. The foundation offers instruments to comply with requirements in documents and agreements related to the carriage of goods by road. Transport transactions are facilitated by the supply of standards for the consignment note and publishing general terms and conditions. Also the foundation provides clarification for the correct use of the consignment note. Besides it explains transport law to all people involved in logistics.
Information is provided on the SVA-website, in the newsletter, in the journal on transport law "Weg en Wagen" and at the biennial congress.
Board of SVA
Members of the board are appointed by the founding organisations. evofenedex represents shipping companies, TLN respresents way transport companies, CBRB together with Koninklijke BLN-Schuttevaer represent the inland water transport companies.
Mrs. Shula Stibbe is Secretary General in charge.
Two working parties advise the board of the foundation on the standard consignment note, the terms and conditions (AVC 2002), and the terms and conditions for specific market sectors.
UNUM Arbitration and Mediation Foundation was founded in 1988. Unum is an innovative Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) institution that serves the interests of parties that seek resolution of their dispute in an effective manner with high quality results. Parties may choose between professional arbitration proceedings and mediation in the areas of transport, storage, logistics, shipping, shipbuilding, and international trade. Providing innovative tools and modern rules, selecting high quality specialists and operating in a costs effective way. For more information www.unum.world
Stichting Vervoeradres and UNUM cooperate closely. The Secretary-General represents Stichting Vervoeradres in the board of the UNUM foundation. In this way the interests of the road haulage and logistics services are taken care of.