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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.
European Road Freight Rate Benchmark Q3 2021: European road freight rates at record highs
The European Road Freight Rate Benchmark for Q3 shows that prices have hit historic highs across Europe, driven by a mix of robust economic growth, global supply chain bottlenecks, rising costs and scarce capacity. Ti and Upply are joined by IRU for the Q3 Benchmark for the first time.