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 puts taxi plight in the spotlight
With the support of its members, IRU has launched a social media campaign, support4taxi, with operators and drivers from Germany, Ireland, Romania and Spain expressing their concerns on the future of their sector.
IRU Presidential Executive looks ahead to 2021
Meeting virtually this week, IRU’s Presidential Executive (PE) reviewed progress in IRU’s strategic delivery in 2020, and looked towards 2021 with cautious optimism. PE members particularly welcomed IRU’s positive results in 2020, achieved despite the serious challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Polish haulier demonstrates TIR as solution for Brexit customs woes
A special shipment of essential medical supplies from Poland has arrived in the UK by truck, promoting the TIR system to firms who continue to struggle with Brexit paperwork, delays and a shortage of customs brokers and transit guarantees.
IRU lays out Eco-truck plan to accelerate decarbonisation
IRU has renewed calls to promote the use of Eco-trucks to boost transport decarbonisation, including harmonising rules for cross-border operations. This simple and cost effective measure could cut CO2 emissions by more than 13 billion tonnes between now and 2050.
Brexit chaos, confusion and complexity continues to plague hauliers and business
Three weeks after the end of the transition period following the UK’s departure from the EU and its customs union after 47 years, hauliers are already bearing the costs of the new post-Brexit border rules.