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.
Trade and security on agenda at Uzbekistan summit
Uzbekistan has continued to champion trade and security across Central Asia and markets beyond, organising a high-level summit last week in Tashkent. We were there to reinforce the importance of trade facilitation and TIR with presidents, prime ministers and ministers.
IRU cautiously welcomes Fit-for-55 but warns of double-dip hit to transport
IRU, the voice of almost one million European passenger and goods road transport operators, has cautiously welcomed some parts of the European Commission’s Fit-for-55 proposals. However, the industry group warned that energy tax and emissions trading together risk an unbalanced double-dip hit to road transport costs for EU citizens and business.
TIR digitalisation gains ground in Central Asia
The customs authorities of Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan have officially opened Green Lanes for digital TIR transits. This “express lane” system will make border crossings for TIR transport using digital guarantees even faster.
UPS: On the road to decarbonisation with Eco-trucks
The ubiquitous brown UPS delivery van ensures critical last-mile delivery and is a common sight in towns and cities across the planet. However, the long-haul transport of packages and other shipments between UPS distribution centres requires larger truck combinations.