ČESMAD Slovakia is a member of

International Road Transport Union (IRU)

The  International Road Transport Union was established on 23 March 1948  in Geneva (Switzerland) and has the status of an advisory body to the  United Nations (UN). The main goal of this non-governmental organisation is to concentrate and represent the interests of  international road transport. IRU is also an international guaranteeing organisation within the TIR system (Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under cover of TIR Carnets), which was established in 1959 under the auspices of ECE/UN.

ČESMAD Slovakia is a guaranteeing association within the meaning of the TIR Convention, which authorises it to issue TIR carnets to  transport operators. It executes and maintains the agenda of TIR carnets and other customs documents on the basis of an agreement with the Customs Directorate of the Slovak Republic according to principles laid down by the IRU and acts as a national guaranteeing association within the TIR system. The customs section of the Association dealing with these issues provides the following services: maintains an agenda of complaints and customs claims originating from transports on the basis of TIR carnets, maintains an agenda of TIR carnets issued to Slovak transport operators in foreign countries and to foreign transport operators in Slovakia, performs inspection of returned TIR carnets in the SAFETIR system, ensures transfer of information on TIR carnets released in the territory of  the Slovak Republic in accordance with the Recommendation of the  Administrative Committee for the TIR Convention of 1995, provides the Customs Directorate of the Slovak Republic with information on transport operators admitted and excluded from the TIR system (TIRxB), ensures transfer of information on TIR carnets issued and  returned to the IRU central database, maintains an agenda of all types of guarantees (basic, additional, special, risk guarantees), ensures contacts with TIR system insurers on the level of international insurance pool, provides assistance to transport operators in problems with customs authorities.


TRANSFRIGOROUTE INTERNATIONAL is an international organisation with headquarters in Bern (Switzerland) that federates transport and forwarding companies, manufacturers of transport, forwarding and refrigerated equipment and other organisations involved in isothermal transports and transports of other perishable goods. The organisation is governed by a set of regulations laid down in the Agreement on the international carriage of perishable foodstuffs and on the special equipment to be used for such carriage (ATP). The main mission of the ATP Agreement is to  improve the conditions for maintaining the quality of perishable foodstuffs in the course of their transport, particularly in international trade.

Federation of Employers’ Associations of the Slovak Republic (AZZZ SR)

AZZZ SR is an interest group with legal subjectivity established in 1991 to create conditions for dynamic development of business in the Slovak Republic and to protect and defend common employers’, entrepreneurial, and business interests of its members that include employers’ and business associations.

Posledná aktualizácia: 29. 05. 2020