The highlights of the 2018 World Congress in Oman, which brought together over 1,000 participants for two days of debate. The event opened with the launch of a new industry survey and closed with the signing of the Muscat Compact – setting the course for the industry to come together to shape the future pf road transport.
Getting Connected highlights IRU’s focus on connecting the world and accelerating change. Progress made on driving the industry’s tech transformation, innovations in passenger mobility, implementing TIR, and connecting new countries into the TIR network are in focus.
Offering a four-day time saving and a EUR160 cost reduction per container, the advantages of using the TIR system in the intermodal context, in terms of efficiency, visibility on time and greater security, are conclusive.
Managing the Transition to Driverless Road Freight Transport is a new report, which reveals that automated road freight will save costs, reduce emissions and make roads safer. But the impact on driver jobs requires a managed transition.