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 World Congress postponed
As COVID-19 is presenting unprecedented global challenges and considering the current uncertainty associated with planning major events during the second half of this year, IRU has taken the difficult decision to postpone this year’s World Congress, which was scheduled to take place on 19-21 October in Berlin.
The future of distance learning in road transport - part II
In the second part of IRU’s interviews with members about the future of distance learning in commercial transport, we talk to Peter Hari, responsible for dangerous goods and safety at ASTAG, the Swiss Road Transport Association.
IRU’s take on the European Commission guidelines for tourism and transport
As Member States are gradually de-confining, the European Commission published a package of guidelines to provide harmonised guidance for the ramp up of the transport and tourism sectors as well as the opening of borders.
IRU partners with WCO to push customs worldwide to coordinate efforts to safeguard international road transport supply chains
IRU and the World Customs Organization (WCO) issued a joint statement calling for coordinated efforts by Customs administrations worldwide, to ensure the continuity of international supply chains and the facilitation of freight movement during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Road transport stories: coach tourism, fighting for survival
Founded by Karl-Erik Bergh and his son Mikael in 1984, MK Bussresor is a coach tourism company operating from Sweden.
Milestone for road transport companies to digitalise further within reach
The Transport and Tourism Committee of the European Parliament confirmed the recent EU Transport Ministers agreement on the electronic freight transport information (eFTI) Regulation last week. The new rules should be fully applied by all countries of the European Union latest by 2025.