Membership of TASC is open to all member companies whose representatives can demonstrate:
- A sound technical and overall knowledge of at least one of the main focus groups of the committee.
- Substantial experience at a senior level within the food and drink logistics industry.
- Commitment to being an active participant and contributor to the work undertaken by the committee.
Each of the focus groups is led by a committee member with both experience and knowledge of the appropriate field:
- Health and Safety
- Environmental and Sustainability
- Food Safety and Hygiene
TASC regularly produces technical bulletins and guides on a variety of relevant subjects including changes to legislation that is of interest to member companies working in the food and drink logistics sector. Copies of all publications produced by TASC can be downloaded from the members area.
- Recommended terms and conditions of business for storage and distribution
- Banking policy
- Insurance scheme structure and coverage
- Legal advice
- Climate Change Agreement
- Energy policy
- Quality standards and certification – BSi, BRC, etc.
- EU regulations
- Relationships with government departments, agencies and NGO’s
- Relationships with other trade associations and with European umbrella bodies such as the European Cold Storage and Logistics Association (ECSLA) and Transfrigoroute International
The portfolio of qualifications is constantly under review but currently includes:
- Driver CPC
- Industry specific Apprenticeships
- Industry specific QCF certificates and diplomas
Key areas of interest:
- F-Gas regulations
- Development of longer trailers