IRU is the trusted voice for mobility and logistics, upholding the interest of bus, coach, taxi and truck operators as well as the broader mobility and logistics industry.
IRU calls out global border chaos risk to SDGs at UN Sustainable Transport Conference
IRU Secretary General Umberto de Pretto has outlined major issues confronting cross-border road transport services that are risking pandemic recovery efforts, and longer-term achievement of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
UN Forum backs road potential of key North-South Asian trade corridor
A key UN Forum on transport connectivity in Asia has heard evidence on the huge trade potential of the International North-South Transport Corridor (INTSC) connecting Russia to India via Iran and Azerbaijan.
Central Asia eyes digital TIR to ease border congestion
Current COVID border restrictions and post-pandemic economic growth are both driving an increased focus on making trade and transport more efficient and connected across the landlocked countries of Central Asia.
TIR slashes 80% off transit time with new Pakistan-Iran-Turkey corridor
IRU Secretary General Umberto de Pretto has greeted the successful arrival of two trucks in Istanbul today, launching TIR along the important new Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul (ITI) trade corridor.
IRU briefs 14 transport ministers on COVID, borders and trade
IRU Secretary General Umberto de Pretto has addressed 14 ministers of transport in a closed door round table session during the 12th Transport and Communication Forum, hosted by the Turkish Ministry of Transport.