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.
UN seeks IRU voice in key debate on transport resilience
Transport networks around the world, both logistics supply chains and passenger mobility services, are increasingly looking at how they can become more resilient to change, such as the impacts resulting from the current pandemic.
United Arab Emirates signs up to digital TIR
The United Arab Emirates has become the first country in the Gulf Cooperation Council region to move forward on digitalising the TIR system.
Asian Development Bank and IRU drive digital TIR for a key central Asian trade route
A joint IRU – Asian Development Bank (ABD) workshop took place last week to advance digital TIR for the Shymkent-Tashkent-Khujand Economic corridor (STKEC) connecting Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan and to expand digitalisation in transit to the whole region.
ASMAP and IRU steer debate on digitalisation in Russia and wider Eurasia
IRU and its Russian member, ASMAP, have co-hosted a panel session on digitalising the road transport industry at the 16th International Commercial Vehicle Show “COMTRANS”, in Moscow last week. Speakers from both the public and private sectors discussed the transition to paperless and contactless transit and customs operations.
IRU and ETF welcome new EU funding for safe and secure truck parking areas
IRU, the world road transport organisation, and ETF, Europe’s Transport Workers’ Federation, have welcomed the European Commission´s launch of a call for proposals to access €100 million in CEF funding to improve the network of safe and secure truck parking areas (SSTPAs) across the European Union.
IRU lays out Green Compact to support China decarbonisation efforts
Secretary General Umberto de Pretto has outlined IRU’s Green Compact, the commercial road transport sector’s decarbonisation roadmap, to high-level Chinese government and business figures.
Road transport industry and EU institutions join forces to integrate migrant workforce
As the European economy begins to recover from the pandemic, mobility networks and supply chains continue to face an increasingly high shortage of qualified professional drivers, which has been a long standing problem for the road transport sector.