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History is made: the first #TIR truck crosses the China-Kazakh border at #Khorgos. #silkroad #beltandroad #trade

Historic moment for China-Eurasia trade with first TIR transits

History is made: the first #TIR truck crosses the China-Kazakh border at #Khorgos. #silkroad #beltandroad #trade

The world’s biggest trading nation #China opens its borders for #TIR. Offering 80% time savings in China, TIR connects 73 countries across the world and is a cornerstone of the #BeltandRoad initiative to boost economic and #trade development.

First TIR transports in China advance Belt and Road prospects

The world’s biggest trading nation #China opens its borders for #TIR. Offering 80% time savings in China, TIR connects 73 countries across the world and is a cornerstone of the #BeltandRoad initiative to boost economic and #trade development.

#Intermodal call to action to bring about the digital, intermodal revolution from the ground up.

Intermodal call to action

#Intermodal call to action to bring about the digital, intermodal revolution from the ground up.

Addressing the issue of congestion on the A12 #motorway and Brenner Pass in the Austrian Region of Tyrol, IRU welcomes the ministerial discussions which took place in Munich this week, but calls for a suspension of the current restrictions and encourages a more evenly spread use of the #transit corridor by heavy goods #vehicles.

IRU calls for “Brenner Pass” deal suspension

Addressing the issue of congestion on the A12 #motorway and Brenner Pass in the Austrian Region of Tyrol, IRU welcomes the ministerial discussions which took place in Munich this week, but calls for a suspension of the current restrictions and encourages a more evenly spread use of the #transit corridor by heavy goods #vehicles.

Turkey’s accession to e-CMR opens major digital corridor

Turkey’s accession to e-CMR opens major digital corridor

Turkey’s accession to e-CMR opens major digital corridor

IRU Secretary General Umberto de Pretto is proud to announce the appointment of Boris Blanche as Managing Director of IRU, the world #roadtransport organisation. He was previously Chief Operating Officer at IRU. In this newly created position, Boris Blanche will coordinate and strengthen IRU’s advocacy work, in addition to his current role leading operations, finance and the value-added services that IRU provides to the industry, most notably the #TIR system.

IRU Secretary General names Boris Blanche Managing Director

IRU Secretary General Umberto de Pretto is proud to announce the appointment of Boris Blanche as Managing Director of IRU, the world #roadtransport organisation. He was previously Chief Operating Officer at IRU. In this newly created position, Boris Blanche will coordinate and strengthen IRU’s advocacy work, in addition to his current role leading operations, finance and the value-added services that IRU provides to the industry, most notably the #TIR system.

Intermodal #TIR operation between Slovenia and Iran demonstrates significant time savings and highlights the potential for full cross-modal operations in this and other regions.

First intermodal TIR operation containing rail, maritime and road legs

Intermodal #TIR operation between Slovenia and Iran demonstrates significant time savings and highlights the potential for full cross-modal operations in this and other regions.

Intermodal #TIR operation between Slovenia and Iran demonstrates significant time savings and highlights the potential for full cross-modal operations in this and other regions.

First intermodal TIR operation containing rail, maritime and road legs

Intermodal #TIR operation between Slovenia and Iran demonstrates significant time savings and highlights the potential for full cross-modal operations in this and other regions.

Intermodal #TIR operation between Slovenia and Iran demonstrates significant time savings and highlights the potential for full cross-modal operations in this and other regions.

First intermodal TIR operation containing rail, maritime and road legs

Intermodal #TIR operation between Slovenia and Iran demonstrates significant time savings and highlights the potential for full cross-modal operations in this and other regions.

Untapping South Asia’s #trade potential with a multilateral customs transit tool, like #TIR, could have huge consequences for growth across the region. A new study, produced by CUTS International in partnership with IRU, highlights the benefits.

Huge potential for trade in South Asia using TIR

Untapping South Asia’s #trade potential with a multilateral customs transit tool, like #TIR, could have huge consequences for growth across the region. A new study, produced by CUTS International in partnership with IRU, highlights the benefits.

‘No-deal’ Brexit would be worst outcome for transport

‘No-deal’ Brexit would be worst outcome for transport

‘No-deal’ Brexit would be worst outcome for transport

Working with the UN to to transform LLDCs from ‘landlocked to land-linked’ countries.

Strengthening collaboration to support world’s 32 landlocked developing countries

Working with the UN to to transform LLDCs from ‘landlocked to land-linked’ countries.

The implementation of new regulations on national customs seals in Zimbabwe is causing significant and costly delays at borders, with #trucks waiting for up to five days. A multilateral, mutual recognition transit system would avoid the need for restrictive national procedures.

New customs sealing regulations hit Zimbabwe trade

The implementation of new regulations on national customs seals in Zimbabwe is causing significant and costly delays at borders, with #trucks waiting for up to five days. A multilateral, mutual recognition transit system would avoid the need for restrictive national procedures.