The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has taken the lead in setting the global road transport agenda, by publishing a manifesto that calls on international organisations, governments and industry stakeholders to safeguard the role of road transport in driving economic prosperity.
2018 was a special year for IRU. We celebrated our 70th anniversary, a moment to stop and reflect on the enormous strides that the road transport industry, and IRU, have made over the past seven decades.
The Coach of the Future report analyses the different alternatives to diesel becoming available to coach operators from an environmental and economic perspective, and assesses the conditions needed to accelerate the shift to greener fuels.
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.
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.