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.
Major transport organisations warn governments’ knee-jerk reaction to Omicron variant puts supply chains at greater risk
World leaders’ knee-jerk reactions to the Omicron variant are putting transport workers and the global supply chain at greater risk of collapse, warn international transport organisations and unions representing road, air and sea transport.
Brenner transit: European transport and logistics industry calls on EU Commission President to take action against Austria
Austria's policy to limit goods transport by road in the Tyrol region is increasingly hindering the ability to provide services and move goods through one of the most important transit corridors in the EU, with about 7,000 truck movements per day.
IRU announces best Eurasian operator award winners
IRU has announced the 2021 winners of its Best Eurasian Road Transport Operator awards. Recognising excellence and best practice across a range of areas, including economic performance, corporate social responsibility and the environment, the awards have gone to four road transport operators in Belarus, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine.
IRU and UNECE sign new eTIR MoU on paperless and contactless transit
IRU, the world road transport organisation, and UNECE, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, have signed a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) to achieve completely paperless cross-border transit by accelerating implementation of the international eTIR system.
Digitalisation push in ECO countries with eCMR workshop
Governments and businesses in Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) countries have come together in a workshop to discuss progress on eCMR, the digital protocol to the CMR Convention, the UN’s convention for international carriage of goods by road.
Despite COP26 progress, action pathways to decarbonise road transport remain unclear
IRU has broadly welcomed the agreement reached at COP26 in Glasgow to reinforce global climate action and to look to speed up decarbonisation plans in the short term, but uncertainty remains on actual delivery pathways.