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.