What does “ATP” stand for:
The Agreement on the International Carriage of Perishable Foodstuffs and on the Special Equipment to be Used for Such Carriage was concluded in Geneva on 1st September 1970 and came into force on 21st November 1976.
From the French: "ACCORD RELATIF AUX TRANSPORTS INTERNATIONAUX DE DENRÉES PÉRISSABLES ET AUX ENGINS SPÉCIAUX ? UTILISER POUR CES TRANSPORTS".
Scope of the ATP agreement
The ATP agreement is binding for international rail and road transport, for the carriage of frozen, refrigerated and other perishable foodstuffs intended for human consumption, provided that such foodstuffs are unloaded in the territory of a contracting party to the ATP.
ATP test station
On 28th of March 2001, the Minister of Transport of the Czech Republic entrusted Ingersoll Rande with the operation of the ATP test station.